There is something truly magical about a Wisteria tree (or, more accurately, vine). Cascading purple blooms hang down from man-made or natural supports, and give off an aroma that reminds one of grapes.

They’re also undeniably beautiful, ranging in color from purple to blue.

One of the most famous of these trees—located in Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan—is 144 years old, covers almost half an acre, and is considered one of the most beautiful Wisterias in existence:

But this Wisteria is definitely not the only one, as 500px photographers around the world have proven with their stunning photographs of these vines.

Below are 25 more photos of Wisteria, selected from within the 500px community. Scroll down, enjoy, and book a flight to Japan just as soon as you can…

There are a LOT more gorgeous Wisteria photos on 500px than we could include in a single collection—both of the 144-year-old behemoth in Japan and others. If you’re a fan of what you saw above, click here to browse through all 103-pages worth.

And, of course, if you haven’t thought to upload YOUR favorite Wisteria image to 500px, do it! And then drop a link in the comments so we can all enjoy it together..