Category: Vine - Deciduous
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: To 30' tall and 8' spread
Fragrant, pea-like lilac-purple flowers in drooping racemes in spring followed by flattened seedpods. Compound odd-pinnate leaves. Does not spread as aggressively as Chinese Wisteria. Twines clockwise. Likes moist, well-drained soil. Deer tolerant.
Published in Tabl. Encycl. 3: 674 in 1823.
Native to central and eastern US.