This week we look at wisteria, native grasses and azaleas

By Geoff Hicks
September 19 2020 - 8:30am
WISTERIA: Care must be taken to remove long, think branches that can be produced by wisteria plants as these can become invasive. Late spring or early summer pruning will maintain the desired shape. Picture: Michelle Mexon
WISTERIA: Care must be taken to remove long, think branches that can be produced by wisteria plants as these can become invasive. Late spring or early summer pruning will maintain the desired shape. Picture: Michelle Mexon

Wisteria is a deciduous, climbing plant that displays its beautiful, pendulous flowers during spring. When grown over an outdoor shade area or over an extended framework, wisteria creates a stunning effect that is also very cooling in appearance. Wisteria plants are also very effective when grown as standard specimens, that is, plants with a single trunk forming an umbrella shape with the overhanging branches.

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