Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
American Wisteria makes a lovely show on the fence of Bed 7. Photo © Elaine Mills, 2014-05-14, Sunny Garden, Bon Air Park.
Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria) flowers. Photo © Mary Free, 2015-05-18, Sunny Garden, Bon Air Park.
Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria). Photo © Elaine L. Mills, 2016-05-25, private garden, Arlington, Virginia.
Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria) in the landscape. Photo © Louis J. Free, 2008-05-10, Colonial Williamsburg, VA.
The wild native wisteria is a climbing vine with chains of richly colored, sweetly fragrant flowers, although not as dramatic or as rampant as its Asian cousins. This member of the Pea family is native to wet forests and stream banks of the southeastern United States. Learn more . . .