Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria blooms

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Today I’m participating in Floral Friday Fotos. Remember you can click on the photos below to see them in a larger format. If you enjoy my images, I encourage you to subscribe and receive updates when I post new photos, usually 3 to 5 times a week.

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.

Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria blooms on a large trellis
Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria blooms on a large trellis

The Wisteria vine is very thick and can reach significant heights with very little support.

Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria blooms on wooden trellis
Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria blooms on wooden trellis
Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria in bloom
Floral Friday Fotos: Wisteria in bloom

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.

Cluster of wisteria blooms
Cluster of wisteria blooms

I think wisteria displays some of the most beautiful shades of purple in nature. Don’t you agree?

Cluster of wisteria flowers
Cluster of wisteria flowers