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Wisteria ‘Lavender Lace’

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A large-flowered Wisteria, ‘Lavender Lace’ produces long, hanging racemes, up to 20 in. long (50 cm), packed with 80 to 100 sweetly scented, pea-like flowers that combine pale lavender to violet. They appear in late spring or early summer, along with the leaves. Since they bloom more or less simultaneously, they always produce a dramatic floral display. The flowers are followed by attractive, bean-like pods, which ripen in late summer and may persist into winter. Equally attractive is the dense foliage of bright green, pinnate leaves, which emerges bronze and turns golden-yellow in fall. A truly beautiful deciduous twining climber and a lovely hybrid between Wisteria floribunda and Wisteria sinensis.

  • A long-lived climber, this Hybrid Wisteria can grow vigorously up to 30 ft. tall (9 m) and 20 ft. wide (6 m).
  • Thrives in full sun or part shade in moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant. Best flower production is obtained in full sun.
  • Can be grown against a house wall, arbors, pergolas, trellises, or fences or trained as a free-standing half standard. It must be sited and trained on sturdy structures which will be able to support the heavy weight of the mature Wisteria. Grow this plant around patios where the flowers can be enjoyed.
  • Susceptible to foliage-chewing insects and fungal diseases, but none are significant. Deer resistant
  • Needs regular pruning to control the size and shape of the plant and to promote flowering.
  • Propagate by layering, softwood cuttings, hardwood cuttings, or grafting. Choose growing sites wisely because plants dislike being transplanted.
  • All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 3 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers
Plant Family Leguminosae
Genus Wisteria
Common names Wisteria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid)
Height 10' - 30'
(3m - 9.1m)
Spread 10' - 20'
(3m - 6.1m)
Maintenance High
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Wisteria floribunda (Japanese Wisteria)
Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria)
Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ (Japanese Wisteria)
Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Murasaki-Kapitan’ (Silky Wisteria)
Wisteria floribunda ‘Geisha’ (Japanese Wisteria)
Wisteria brachybotrys ‘Shiro-Kapitan’ (Silky Wisteria)

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Wisteria: Plant Care and Growing Guide
While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 3 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers
Plant Family Leguminosae
Genus Wisteria
Common names Wisteria
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid)
Height 10' - 30'
(3m - 9.1m)
Spread 10' - 20'
(3m - 6.1m)
Maintenance High
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Do I Need?
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