Origin of wisteria
Examples from the Web for wisteria
What happened on Wisteria Lane in its eighth season just could not compete with that reality.
And Susan leaves Wisteria Lane to help her daughter, Julie, raise her baby.
The furniture was upholstered with a wisteria pattern, except a few chairs which were cane-seated, with silvered wood.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
One can reasonably assert, that the wisteria is the leading flower for the pergola or arbor.Garden Ornaments|Mary H. Northend
The dress worn is of ancient type and bears the Wisteria crest of the Hasaga temple.My Trip Around the World|Eleonora Hunt
These fireworks represented different scenes in the history of China, grape vines, wisteria blossoms, and many other flowers.Two Years in the Forbidden City|The Princess Der Ling
The wisteria is another flower which is cultivated in great quantities in Japan.Games For All Occasions|Mary E. Blain
Word Origin for wisteria
1819, formed by Thomas Nuttall, English botanist, in recognition of American anatomist Caspar Wistar (1761-1818) of Philadelphia. The -e- apparently is a misprint.