Wisteria watch at Vaucluse House


It’s a perennial question at Vaucluse House around this time of year - when will the wisteria be in bloom?

For the last three weeks, since the unseasonably warm August night of our Nightlight Tour, staff have been casting shifty glances towards the famous wisteria which grows across our verandah.

Typically not in full bloom until the later part of September, the mild weather and mass of purple tipped buds hint that we may be in for an earlier than usual wisteria season this year. You can read all about it on our gardens blog Plant Your History.

On the threshold of Spring, and with one of the smaller columns of flowers already open, keep your eyes peeled, and join us in watching for the rest to follow.

Any day now...

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Karina Wright
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