Thursday, April 23, 2020

Enchanting Wisteria

From Victoria:
A vigorous bloomer, wisteria dazzles with grape-like clusters of flowers in shades from white and pink to lilac and bluish purple. The genus thrives in fertile soil and full sun but generally will tolerate conditions that are less than ideal. The burly vines can be trained to clamber up walls, pergolas, or other sturdy supports. Despite the plant’s hardiness in its natural environment, special care must be taken once it has been cut. Splitting woody stems, untangling blossoms, and removing most of the foliage will allow for better water absorption. If fragile tendrils break, showcase their delicate charm in posies. (Read more.)

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