This tree wisteria has violet, double flowers which are borne in long racemes during early spring in North Carolina.
It usually starts flowering in its third. fourth year after planting. Violacea Plena. Flowers best in full sun (6 hrs or more of sunlight on a clear day).
This fragrant blooming vine can grow 30-40 foot in length. When considering plants that will withstand drought conditions, put this plant on your list.
Photo courtesy of Erin Collins of Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Farmer, NC (336)857-2131