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$6.19
Color
Purple/Lavender,
Categories
Shrubs
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,
Ships
Year Round
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

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Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Ships Year Round

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Wisteria Plants Have Draping Blooms In Early to Mid Spring 

 

Blue Wisteria 

Wisteria 101: A Guide to Gorgeous Vines 

Wisteria plants make a beautiful backdrop for arbors and trellis due to their long clusters of blooms and a heady fragrance to match, wisteria vines grow quickly and vigorously, requiring little upkeep beyond an annual pruning.

  There are several varieties of wisteria plants on the market, with bloom colors ranging from white to pink, and of course, the more familiar lilac-blue. When buying a wisteria vine, be sure to check with your local nursery staff to make sure that the variety you’ve chosen will handle the cooler months where you live; most varieties will do well in USDA hardiness zones five through eight, but a few are more sensitive.

  When choosing where to plant wisteria, keep in mind that it prefers full sun and well-drained soil. It does best as a feature planting in a lawn or near a patio where it can be kept from strangling other plants. The vines must be trained on some kind of sturdy support; arbors, pergolas, and fences make good options but feel free to get creative. Just keep in mind that you will need to have easy access to keep the vines maintained; if left unpruned, vines can grow heavy enough to collapse their supports. Make sure you also have access to the base of the vine so you can reove any “sucker” vines that may sprout there.

  Prune your wisteria plants throughout the growing season to keep them shaped. The goal is with shaping is to maintain a single leader vine with offshoots about a foot and a half apart. Clip or pinch away new growth as it appears in unwanted locations. Before winter sets in, give the vine a heavier pruning. Remove any dead shoots, clear out spaces where vines are crowding one another, and cut back the side shoots to about twelve inches away from the leader vine. This will promote vigorous growth and blooming in the spring.                                         

 This vine/shrub is known as Blue Moon and makes a great draping coverage for an outdoor plant home.

 In June, this vine/shrub blooms beautiful pea-like blue flowers. In addition to the blooming in June, during the summer, additional blooming flushes this vine. In autumn, the pod-like flowers on the shrub ripe, and they continue on into the winter season. The deep green leaves on this plant have approximately nine ovate leaflets per leaf for a beautiful addition to the Blue Moonflowers that exist throughout the vine/shrub.

  This particular type of vine/shrub is a less aggressive grower than other wisterias. It can grow its flowers in about two to three years after planting, which can be slow, but well worth the wait. 

  Scientific Name: Wisteria macrostachya

  USDA Climate Zone: Four to nine

  Tree Height: Fifteen to twenty-five feet

  Tree Spread: Four to eight feet

  Soil Type: Medium moisture, well-drained soil

  Sun: Full Sun

  The Blue Moon vine is especially famous for it's strong, beautiful fragrance to go along with its lovely blue-violet flowers.

  The Blue Moon vine is a great investment to a fence/gate, porch, wall, and many other outdoor spaces. It is important to plant this vine/shrub in a steady area to help the vine grow to its greatest ability.

                                          

  Wisteria Plants Are Highly Floral and Fragrant

 Blue Wisteria-Wisteria frutescens 

Blue Wisteria/Wisteria frutescens is a vine that is incredibly beautiful when in full bloom. There is a variety of Blue Wisteria; the Chinese and Japanese ones are invasive, so if one is planting a new wisteria for the first time, go with the American wisteria as it is not an aggressive grower. Wisteria vines can grow up to 30 feet long under the right conditions, and blooms in spring with large clusters of drooping flowers in color bluish purple or lilac. The flowers are wonderfully fragrant.

  Vines do well in well-drained soil that is moist and fertile and needs to be planted in full sun. If the soil is not ideal, use compost and plant Blue Wisteria in the spring or the fall. To plant, dig a hole as deep as the plant’s root ball, and 2 to 3 times as wide. If planting more than one vine, space plants 10 to 15 feet apart. Since wisteria vine grows vigorously, it is best to make sure that you plant the vine away from other plants, as it could take it over. 

  In order to get the best flowering, pruning is key. For new wisteria plants, prune the vine back aggressively, and next year cut the main stem or stems back to three feet of the previous season’s growth. Once the framework of the vine is fully grown, shorten further growth in midsummer to where the growth is for the current season. When the vine is, further along, prune late in the winter, removing at least half of the year’s prior growth, and once plants are fully grown, severe pruning is not needed. 

  Depending on which variety of wisteria is available, it can be grown in Zones 4-9. Diseases and pests that can plague wisteria are aphids, Japanese beetles, leaf minors, dieback, virus diseases, leaf spots, crown gall, scale insects, and mealybugs. With a bit of care, the Blue Wisteria can bring years of beauty and color. 

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