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Kentucky Wisteria Blue Moon

Blue Kentucky Wisteria Blue Moon, Wisteria macrostachya Blue Moon, Kentucky Wisteria
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Kentucky Wisteria "Blue Moon" has enormous, grape-like clusters of fragrant blue flowers that can reach lengths of 12". Perfect for arbors or pergolas, this Wisteria vines up to 15' and blooms twice in one season. (Wisteria macrostachya)

Zones 4 - 8
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size Up to 180" tall (15 feet), 48-96" wide (4-8')
Bloom Time Early summer and again the fall.
Size Plant - 4" pot
Wisteria macrostachya, sometimes commonly called Kentucky wisteria, is a deciduous vine that is native to the south-central U.S. Like its cousin American wisteria (Wisteria frutescens), it is less aggressive and more manageable than the Chinese and Japanese wisterias, making it a good choice for home gardeners. Blue Moon is especially winter hardy and will produce flowers even in zones 3 and 4. The vine grows 15' to 25’ long and blooms in June, with occasional flushes of blooms later in the summer. The 6" to 12” long flower clusters are made up of fragrant, pea-like, blue flowers, followed by 4" long, velvety seedpods. Grow in full sun on a very sturdy arbor, pergola or other support.
Common Name Kentucky Wisteria
Botanical Name Wisteria macrostachya Blue Moon
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue
Mature Height Up to 180" tall (15 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 48-96" wide (4-8')
Bloom Time Early summer and again the fall.
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Advantages Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Native, Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Very small


from Battle Creek, MI



    • Slow growing

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      Comments about American Meadows Kentucky Wisteria Blue Moon:

      Purchased this for a pergola - very small and very slow grower. Not happy

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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