17 of the Best Wisteria Varieties

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Wisterias come in a range of exciting varieties, including native types that won’t become invasive, but still grow quickly and well. They can have white, pink, purple, lavender, or blue blossoms. Some bloom once, and others return for a second flush later in the year. Meet 17 of the best options in this guide.

How to Grow and Care for Wisteria

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A wisteria in bloom is like something out of a fairy tale, with otherworldly clusters of purple, white, or pink blossoms dripping all over the vine. But it can quickly become a nightmare if it grows where you don’t want it to. Learn how to grow this plant properly so that you can enjoy the blooms without the drama.