Wisteria is a light purple color based on the impressive flowering plant of the same name. The plant wisteria is native to China, Japan, Korea and the United States. It is has climbing twining vines that can climb 20 meters (66 feet) above the ground and spread out 10 meters (33 feet) laterally. A wisteria can live for hundreds of years. The largest wisteria can grow to cover an acre of ground and weight hundreds of tons. Wisteria are strongly associated with Asian culture. In Japan, Wisteria blooms attract thousands of tourists and are surrounded in much culture and lore. For example, a well known kabuki play "The Wisteria Maiden" is the story of how a woman becomes the embodiment of the wisteria. Wisteria is considered a feminine color and is often used for dresses and kimono. The following are common types of wisteria color.
Wisteria Blue #2
NotesThe image below illustrates the iconic color of wisteria.