Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Living With Wisteria

From Sharon Santoni:
We cut the branches back around our windows at least twice each summer, and in theory give the whole plant a hard prune late winter, around February.  I have to tell you that due to severe weather, we missed the winter prune this year, but that doesn’t seem to have affected the flowering season. We generally get a second more timid flowering in the summer, but it is the foliage that is so pretty until the fall. So is it a difficult plant to live with?    If you prefer a very structured and formal planting design to your garden then you can keep the wisteria tightly trained to a wall, but if like me, you have a penchant for a romantic tumbling garden then wisteria is ideal. (Read more.)


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