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Amethyst Falls Wisteria Vine

SKU: AM014783
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
For the signature draping blooms in a manageable growth habit, 'Amethyst Falls®' American Wisteria is the native cultivar you’ve been looking for! 'Amethyst Falls®' blooms at a young age, and gives two displays of fragrant lavender blossoms, with heavy flowering in spring and a lighter bloom in late summer. A hummingbird and butterfly favorite. Grow along a porch, arbor, or trellis for a graceful, romantic display.
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Botanical Name
Wisteria frutescens Amethyst Falls
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Reblooming, Fragrant, Privacy
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
96-120"tall (8-10 feet) Can reach 30 feet over time.
Bloom Time
Late spring and again in summer


(96-120” tall x 48-72” wide) If you adore the fragrant blooms of Wisteria, but want to avoid rampant invasive varieties, ‘Amethyst Falls®’ American Wisteria is the right choice for your garden. A preferred choice to the Japanese and Chinese varieties that have become invasive in some areas, 'Amethyst Falls®' is a cultivar of North American native wisteria. This variety blooms on new growth with tightly clustered lavender panicles in mid-spring, then again in late summer. Prune in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth. While some Wisteria can take up to 5 years to bloom, 'Amethyst Falls®' is known to bloom within the first couple of years. Its growth is manageable, at about one-third of the rate of Asian wisteria, though it can grow 10-15 feet in a year. The deep green foliage is a perfect foil for the 4-6” fragrant panicles that attract all manner of pollinators. A host plant for the Marine Blue butterfly, Silver-spotted shipper, and Long-tailed shipper. Once established in a full sun to part-shade site, 'Amethyst Falls®' American Wisteria is drought tolerant, however, it does best in well-drained moisture-retentive soils.