Not only is it cold-hardy to -40 degrees F with no loss of flowering ability, it also blooms 3 times each summer, assuring you of fragrant flowers for months. Vigorous, quick-growing, and tirelessly floriferous, this Wisteria is certain to become a classic for the American garden.
The lilac-blue flowers are large, showy, and held in foot-long racemes like enormous clusters of grapes. The fragrance is sweet, intense, and very addictive -- be sure to plant 'Blue Moon' where it can share its scent with garden visitors and even indoors through open windows and doors! The first flush of bloom is in early summer, with a brief rest before the second and then third repeats. Imagine all the flowers you will have for vases as well as garden enjoyment!
But its tremendous bloom strength is only one of 'Blue Moon's attributes. It's also fully hardy, not only able to withstand severe winters but to bloom unimpaired afterwards. Bred in Minnesota by Harvey and Brigitte Buchite, it has weathered -40 degrees F without damage. At last, a Wisteria that thrives even in the far north! Wisteria Macrostachya 'Blue Moon'. Blue Moon Wisteria is a cultivar of Kentucky wisteria, native to the USA. This long-lived flowering vine loves the sunshine and can bloom several times during the spring and summer. Blue Moon wisteria can survive winters as cold as -40°F (-40°C), attracts pollinators to the garden, and is easy to grow in the home landscape.
'Blue Moon' is a vigorous, quick-growing vine, reaching 25 feet long within just a few years. It needs no pruning, and should only be trimmed back if necessary after the final flowering. Let it ramble across pergolas, over arches, and up trellises and other ultra-sturdy supports, dangling its huge blooms along the way. A fully blooming 'Blue Moon' is a breathtaking sight!
Give this vine as much sunlight as possible for best flowering. It flourishes in moist, well-drained soil enriched with compost and other organics. Zones 4-9. Shipped dormant in the winter, early spring and late fall.
Fragrant, blue flowers in racemes up to 6 1/2 inches long
It blooms heavily and frequently
Easy to grow
Immediate shipping 4" Pot, not in bloom. Dormant shipping in winter/early spring