Wisteria – Wisteria sinensis

Wisteria sinensis - Long-tailed Skipper Host Plant - Silver Spotted Skipper Host Plant

Wisteria sinensis
Long-tailed Skipper Host Plant
Silver Spotted Skipper Host Plant

Wisteria sinensis - Palamedes Laurel Swallowtail

Wisteria sinensis
Palamedes Laurel Swallowtail

Wisteria sinensis - Skipper Butterfly

Wisteria sinensis
Skipper Butterfly

Wisteria sinensis

Wisteria sinensis

Wisteria
Wisteria sinensis

Host for:
Long-tailed Skipper
Silver Spotted Skipper

Nectar rating 1-10: 1

Zones: 10 – 5

Height: 28’+

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: sun to light shade

Bloom color: lavender, plum, white

Bloom time: spring

Propagation: cuttings, seed

Other: Seed is toxic

Other: cutting off blooms when they finish will cause a second round of blooms

Other: attractive to bees and other insects

Other: plants from seed may take many years to bloom while plants from cuttings bloom quicker

Other: considered invasive by some

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