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Wisteria Amethyst Falls in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

 

Wisteria 'Amethyst Falls'

Wisteria frutescens does not grow as vigorously, also flowers later in the season and isn't as scented as the Chinese or Japanese varieties. The lilac/blue flowers are are more dense than the Eastern varieties.

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plant Features
  • Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Wisteria Amethyst Falls is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Wisteria 'Amethyst Falls'

Latin name

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

type

Flowering climber

family

Fabaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Wisteria Amethyst Falls is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Wisteria Amethyst Falls likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Wisteria Amethyst Falls is 3.00meters x 5.00meters 3.00 M 5.00 M

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

Wisteria frutescens does not grow as vigorously, also flowers later in the season and isn't as scented as the Chinese or Japanese varieties. The lilac/blue flowers are are more dense than the Eastern varieties.


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Blue / Lilac scented flowers come out in May and June usually followed by green seed pods.

 

Planting Season

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out pot grown plants in a sheltered site. They need support.

 

Propagation by Softwood Cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 

Propagation by Hardwood Cuttings

From Mid Autumn TO Late Winter

Take hardwood cuttings of up to .3m from this years growth, making a clean from above a shoot and remove any soft growth. Nearly fill a container with fine grit at the bottom, to enable free draining, and a suitable compost. Place the cutting, having dipped he end in a rooting compound first, with a third of the cutting showing.

 
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