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Amethyst Falls

Wisteria

Vibrant Purple Blooms Late Spring Through the Summer

Add beauty to the garden with vibrant purple blooms that begin in late spring and continue throughout the summer months. Amethyst Falls Wisteria is a North American native selection that is fast growing and non-invasive. Place on arbor, trellis or use as a focal point in the garden. A wonderful selection for attracting butterflies.

 

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'

Amethyst Falls Wisteria

Add beauty to the garden with vibrant purple blooms

Blooms begin in late spring and continue throughout the summer months

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Amethyst Falls

Plant Profile

Plant Type
Vine
Light
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Average Height
8' to 10'
Average Spacing
5' - 7'
Hardiness Zones
Zone 5 - 9
Soil Moisture
Well-drained, semi-moist
Amethyst Falls

Features & Uses

Features:

  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Drought tolerant once established

 

Uses:

  • Container
  • Vine
Amethyst Falls

General Maintenance

Pruning:

  • Best to prune while dormant in winter. Blooms on new growth.

 

Fertilize:

  • Apply general purpose fertilizer in the spring when new growth appears. Check with your preferred garden center for your specific area.

 

Tips:

  • An ecologically sensitive choice, Amethyst Falls Wisteria is less vigorous and easier to manage than most vines. Perfect for vertical height in the garden with low maintenance.
Amethyst Falls

Companion Plants

There are several plants that would make great companions in the garden or landscape.
The key to companion planting is selecting plants with similar cultural requirements. Below are a few suggestions:

 

Hot Head® Thuja, Bloom ‘N Again® Pink Explosion Azalea, Carolina Moonlight® Loropetalum, Blue Cascade® Distylium

Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Vines are an excellent addition to any garden. All Gardener’s Confidence® Collection varieties are best grown in full sun but will tolerate partial shade.

 

shown: Hot Lips® Trumpet Vine

Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Climbing vines can be trained to grow on an arbor or fence for a wonderful focal point in the garden. They provide vertical height drawing the eye upward and adding more dimensions to the garden space.

 

shown: Amethyst Falls Wisteria

Care & Planting

Care & Planting

Vines prefer moist, well-drained, soil, however, once established they are drought tolerant. When planting, condition the soil with plenty of organic matter. It is best to mulch after planting to maintain moisture in the soil.

 

shown: Jasmine Duet®

  • In the Garden

    In the Garden

    Attract a variety of butterflies to the garden with the colorful purple blooms of Amethyst Falls Wisteria. The North American native beauty features flowers that begin in late spring and extend all summer long. Combine with delightful shrubs such as Bloom ‘N Again® Pink Explosion Azalea or Carolina Moonlight® loropetalum for color that flows together in the landscape.

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