Flowering vines for Zone 3

dusty1too(Zone 3, MN)March 8, 2007

Am looking for a vine for a south-facing, partial shade location which flowers most of our short summer. Any cultivars of clematis which would fit the bill?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
twrosz

Dusty, do check into any of the viticella types, these would be a very good choice for a partially shaded location. The viticellas always bloom their heads off!

Terry

    Bookmark   March 18, 2007 at 12:12AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
margie_d(3)

hi does anyone know if trumpet vines will grow in southern Manitoba Canada, we are in zone 3A kind of between zone 3 and zone 4
margie d

    Bookmark   February 9, 2008 at 8:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
arctictropical(Z4)

Hi Margie! I usually have zone 4 winters but have seen minus 45 F. temperatures and had -39 F. several years ago. My trumpet vine dies back to the ground in these temperatures but resprouts in the Spring. If fact, they are hard to kill. On a good year when the temperatures don't go below about -20 F. the vines may be OK and even give you a few flowers, but I have not had too much luck with getting many flowers, so have resorted to clematis instead. I do have a wisteria good to -40 F. (Blue Moon) that you might consider trying to grow in your area.

    Bookmark   February 13, 2008 at 1:46PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Creating a Green Wall
So in the midst of a 12 inch of snowfall today I'm...
new_gardener_2010
Grapes on trees
Before I start, let me be clear: My goal here is not...
tjasko
Umbrella trellis project, Mexican Flame vine
I have wanted to use an old patio umbrella frame as...
halfwaythere
Looking for vine seeds
Hi! We are looking for vine seeds (flower) for a garden...
countryladies14
Are old MG seeds still good
I have some Japanese morning glory seeds that are several...
eloise_ca
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™