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Wisteria frutescens Amethyst Falls

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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
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Wantirna
C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $9.71 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $10.68 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Wisteria frutescens Amethyst Falls American Wisteria,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening Climbing / Twining, Dense, Spreading

Description:
Amethyst Falls is a non-invasive American variety of Wisteria which differs from others on the market which are of Asiatic origin. When in flower, Amethyst Falls sports a massive display of deep lilac coloured flowers which are produced on shorter than usual racemes (flower stems) giving a fuller effect. Flowering begins in spring with repeat flushes throughout summer. This is a climber which can be trained to climb posts or trellis, or when planted in a garden bed, can be left to trail over retaining walls, rockeries or embankments. It also looks fantastic when trained up a large tripod structure, and used as a feature in any garden. Grows approx 3m tall x 2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Plant in a moist free draining soil, with plants of similar water use. A light trim following flowering, and an annual feed of a general purpose slow release fertiliser in early spring will ensure a neat and healthy growth habit. Images and information courtesy of Plants Management Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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