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I LOVE wisteria blooms. How can you not like them? Their large, colorful purple blooms are a burst of laughter in the middle of spring. And you need to enjoy them as much as you can because wisteria blooms usually last about a month. The wisteria’s pea-like flowers disappear as fast as they appeared.
Here’s a series of beautiful wisteria blooms on a very large trellis. I decided to show you what the wisteria blooms look like as a group and then zoom in to have you enjoy a closer look. I’m thinking about making some photo paintings out of these colorful images. They seem perfect for that.
Did you know Wisteria is a very invasive plant? It’s easy to guess why when realize how fast it can grow in any direction.
The Wisteria vine is very thick and can reach significant heights with very little support.
Did you know both the wisteria flowers and the wisteria seeds (they grow in pods) are poisonous? Not a great plant to have around pets and children, unfortunately.
I think wisteria displays some of the most beautiful shades of purple in nature. Don’t you agree?
Beautiful! I love purple, and I agree, it’s especially lovely in nature.
I love this quote in the movie The Color Purple: “I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don’t notice it.” Shug goes on explaining God just wants to share a good thing. Purple is my favorite color to spot in nature for sure, especially because it’s not that common.
Love that quote!
I love it, I remember a wonderful carport covered in wisteria in an old home I lived in once. Brings back marvelous memories.
Glad you enjoyed these wisteria blooms! They don’t last long so it’s nice to have photos of them until next spring.
I love wisteria. We built a pagoda and I had planted blue wisteria before we had to move. It was just at the top, ready to cascade over. When I went by the house a couple of years later, the new owners had chopped down all the wisteria. I was so disappointed, but had to remind myself that just because I helped build & plant around that pagoda, it was no longer mine. 😦
Oh, that must be tough to see. I don’t know why people do that sometimes. I’ve seen people chop down beautiful trees, even though they offer shade that’s so precious here in Southern California.
Beautiful photos and nice flowers.
Thank you very much for taking the time to stop by and comment! I’m glad you enjoyed these wisteria flowers.
Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed the blooms.
Happy blooms….radiant blooms….simply beautiful…thanks.
You’re welcome. You can’t go wrong with wisteria.
Absolutely love it, Milka. I always had the wisteria covered cottage image in my head when I was house hunting, but you’re right it does have disadvatages. I should be so lucky! 🙂
What’s interesting is, most invasive plants are really beautiful (wisteria, honeysuckle, bamboo, etc) but they can get out of control if you’re not careful, or even if you are. The worst is ivy, in my opinion.
Those are so amazing. I wish I had somewhere to put a wisteria arbor in my yard. Great pics!