Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) is beautiful climbing vine known to grace arbors and trellises all over the country. Its smells delightful and its colors and blooms dazzle the eyes. But without proper care or placement it can become destructive and a real headache for you and your community.
Of the many wisterias used in landscape design today Chinese wisteria , Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda), and American wisteria are the most common. Japanese Wisteria floribunda was brought to the United States in the early 19th century for ornamental use and has since become invasive in many parts of the country. Before thinking of planting Japanese wisteria, check with local ordinances to see its invasive status.