Scarlet Wisteria, Red Wisteria

Sesbania punicea, Daubentonia punicea

Fabaceae

Scarlet Wisteria, Red Wisteria
Scarlet Wisteria, Red Wisteria
Scarlet Wisteria, Red Wisteria
The large, glowing orange and red flowers appear in spring and early summer in dense wisteria like sprays. A large shrub or small tree with mimosa like foliage. Prune away the spent flowers to promote another flush of blooms.

The Scarlet Wisteria is not always a long-lived plant and may die out after a few years. Save a few seeds to replant it periodically.

The Scarlet Wisteria or Red Wisteria is considered an invasive species and can be aggressive particularly along waterways or in areas where it could escape into storm drains. Please plant this species responsibly wherever you grow it. Removing seeds and disposing of them properly should help to prevent its spread into sensitive areas as well as prolonging flowering.

 

Grows To: 7-8'H x 5-6'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Salt Tolerance: Moderate

Native To / Cultivar Origin: S America

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Seeds - Toxic if Ingested

Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

Cannot Ship To: AZ,CA

Price: $ 9.99
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