Any recommendations for vines?

katthorJanuary 18, 2010

Hello everyone,

I'm a newbie when it comes to gardening in North Carolina. We recently purchased a house in the Fayetteville area and we have a long and tall chain link fence in our backyard that I would love to cover up with a vine. I was considering a few options but I would love to hear from you all on any recommendations and/or any vines to avoid. The vines I am considering are Madison Confederate Jasmine or Clematis. Any thoughts?

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dottie_in_charlotte(z7-8 NC)

bignonia grows nice and dense and is pretty much evergreen, flowering once during the year as I recall. It's a good spreader but like jasmine has to be trained to grow sideways when it wants to grow upwards.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2010 at 11:12AM
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katthor

Is Jasmine an evergreen as well or will our winter kill it back? I have only ever seen it growing in South Florida and it stayed green year around there.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2010 at 6:30PM
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