Vines

Gardening Guide

Vines

Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Vigorous growing vine that is covered with lobed green foliage that changes to shades of red in fall. Climbs by tendrils and is perfect for covering walls, fences or trellis. Evergreen.

15-20' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Green Showers Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata ‘Green Showers’
Deciduous clinging vine with extra large green leaves that turn rich burgundy in fall. Showy blue fruits in the fall. A perfect choice for covering walls, fences or trellis.

15-20' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens
A twining vine with smooth glossy green leaves for the background with clusters of red tubular blooms with yellow insides. Will grow in full sun to partial shade. Useful as an arbor cover plant or groundcover for large areas. Semi-evergreen.

10-15' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Goldflame Honeysuckle

Lonicera x heckrottii ‘Goldflame’
A wonderfully showy, vigorous, vine with red buds that open to yellow flowers with a pinkish reverse. Outstanding cover for fences, trellises or arbors. Thrives in most soil conditions. Attracts hummingbirds. Semi-evergreen.

10-20' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Hall’s Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica ‘Halliana’
A fast-growing twining vine with rich green foliage that will easily cover a large area in short-period of time. The old-fashioned type that you remember from childhood, it has fragrant white to yellow flowers in early summer. A great native evergreen vine.

15-20' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Purpleleaf Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica ‘Purpurea’
Extremely vigorous, twining vine. Purplish red flowers with white interiors. Dark green leaves with purple tint. Good quick cover for large areas or useful as erosion control. Evergreen.

15-20' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Pink Jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum
Vigorous, fast growing, evergreen vine prized for its dense clusters of fragrant, pale pink flowers in late spring. Use as a climber over trellises or arbors, groundcover or in containers.

10-15' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Star Jasmine

Trachelospermum jasminoides
Produces masses of star-shaped, fragrant, white flowers in late spring. Evergreen, glossy, dark green, oval leaves. Twining vine that is great for trellises, arbors. Also known as Confederate Jasmine. Evergreen.

10' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Carolina Jessamine

Gelsemium sempervirens
Evergreen vine or spreading groundcover with rich green foliage and clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers. This fast growing vine is perfect for growing on fences and trellises. It does need support on which to climb.

10' tall x spreading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Burgundy Passion Vine

Passiflora caerulea ‘Burgundy’
Fast growing vine with showy green foliage. Ornate multi-colored, fragrant flowers are white with burgundy-red shaggy centers. Great selection for arbors, fences or trellises. Evergreen

20' tall x speading

Full sun to part shade

Zone 9 / Hardy to 30ºF