Japanese Wisteria
Wisteria floribunda 'Royal Purple'

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Wisteria (wis-TEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: floribunda (flor-ih-BUN-duh) (Info)
Cultivar: Royal Purple

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

San Antonio, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 18, 2015, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

This cultivar is reported to have the darkest purple coloration of all Wisterias.

Neutral

On Aug 28, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This may well be the hardiest of all wisteria. It is a large long-living deciduous vine that twines and climbs to 20 to 30 feet, developing a strong trunk eventually. It produces long, pendulous blue-purple flowers in spring and has a longer lasting bloom season than W. sinensis.