types of vining and climbing plants. if you stake your tomatoes, you're already a vertical gardener. other good fruit and vegetable candidates for vertical gardening are small melons, cucumbers, peas, pole beans and grapes. select annual or perennial ornamental vines and climbers for color, fragrance or foliage.
17 vibrant flowering vines for your arbor, trellis, or pergola sweet summer love clematis. sweet summer love clematis is a fragrant clematis vine that can reach 10 to 15 feet tall and blooms all summer. the sun loving sweet summer love clematis has blooms that are dark purple, dark red, and magenta.
perennial vines add color, height and texture to your garden. if you want to start growing vines in zone 5, you may hear that many of the more engaging vines live and die in one season or insist on tropical weather. the truth is, cold hardy vines for zone 5 do exist, but youll have to search for them.
a night-blooming species of morning glory, this plant features fragrant white flowers that open from sundown to sunup, midsummer to early autumnyou can literally watch them unfurl at dusk. while the vine reaches heights of more than 15 feet, you'll want to sow several to achieve the lush effect above.
whether draping an arbor, twining through a trellis, or clambering over a wall, vine plants soften structures and add a sense of romance to the garden. heres why: vines and vine plants are the gardens most flexible members. unlike trees and shrubs, which have fairly rigid stems, the stems of most vine plants, climbing plants, and flowering vines can be guided to grow where you want them
these flowers attract pollinators like hummingbirds and bees. it grows best in full or part sun. trumpet vine is a beautiful choice for garden structures such as pergolas, trellises, etc. bignonia also known as cross vine and trumpet vine, bignonia is a breathtaking choice for pergolas. it has delicate bell-shaped flowers and is a fairly vigorous plant.
natives of tropical americas, asia, australia, and the south pacific, the genus includes more than 500 species, most of which are vines. when provided support such as a pergola or arbor, a passion vine will attach to the structure and other plants with coiled tendrils. passionflowers are tolerant of most soils,
pergola plants are a living thing which will require care an maintenance such as watering, pruning, etc. they can also attract unwelcome guests, such as bees, wasps, or even lizards and snakes. the best vines for pergolas