Wisteria sinensis is a deciduous perennial vine from many provinces of China. It can grow up to 30 meters, and is best known for it's beautiful, fragrant violet-lavender clusters of flowers that bloom each Spring. The blossoms have a unique grape like scent. Wisteria will only bloom when exposed partial to full sunlight.
One of the most breathtaking landscapes featuring Wisteria sinensis is the Wisteria Tunnel at Japan’s Kawachi Fuji Gardens. It's ethereal and beyond stunning- a true masterpiece from nature.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for many years if pruned and shaped, for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen or bonsai work of art.
1. Wisteria is a member of the Pea family
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