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Posted by napapen ca 15 (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 5, 11 at 15:59

My wisteria is blooming for the 3rd time this year. As soon as it is done, I have pruned it back and it response each time. Penny


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Yes prune the whips and I take off the hanging seed pods too.


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Penny, that's amazing. You must be so happy!
Renee


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  • Posted by bahia SF Bay Area (My Page) on
    Sat, Aug 6, 11 at 11:05

The cultivar 'Caroline' is one of the best for repeat bloom beyond spring.


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I don't know what cultivar this is, but it has a history. When my husband and I married we lived in a victorian with a huge wisteria over one whole side of the house. I gave a shoot to my mother who planted it in her garden where it did well. Then I airlayered a piece off of it and tried to make it into a bonsai probably 30 years ago. Finally 2 years ago I planted it in the garden and let it grow naturally except for my prunings. I was thrilled the first year it bloomed and last year and this - 3 times!!

Penny


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Penny, we'd love to see photos of your Wisteria. I didn't realize it would repeat-bloom. I may rethink this as a vine for my new patio cover.

Patty S.


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