Native Wisteria (Callerya megasperma) Close Up Image

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Native Wisteria

Callerya megasperma
Prolific purple flowers, like the introduced Wisteria, however the leaves are retained all year. It is very showy, fast-growing and a reliable climber. It can cope with cold once established and requires strong supports to grow.


Specifications of Native Wisteria

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Native Wisteria Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 13y ago

Kadina, SA, Australia

I would like to try a native wisteria, do they grow in SA

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