evergeen climber that works with clematis

zeak(6b)July 27, 2014

Hi. I have an fence arbor with clematis (prob jackmanii). I hate how bare the arbor looks while the clematis is dormant. I'd like to maintain year round coverage of the arbor with an evergeen climber that wont hurt the clematis. I really want something that stays relatively lush all winter and doesn't lose too many leaves. Any recs would be appreciated. The arbor is in partial shade. I'm in MD zone 6. Thanks.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardengal48

First, very few vines will be evergreen for you in your zone 6b. There's even a very limited number in my zone 8b! And most evergreen vines have a vigor that makes them able to coexist with other vines problematic at best.

You could consider a climbing rose. Not evergreen of course, but there will be a winter presence regardless. And clematis and climbing roses play nice together :-))

    Bookmark   July 30, 2014 at 4:16PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Looking for vine seeds
Hi! We are looking for vine seeds (flower) for a garden...
countryladies14
Best evergreen (in zone 6b) vine to cover fence?
Hi, I'm new here. We bought a house late last summer,...
HollyAnnM
Bittersweet Vines
How do you tell if you have female or male bittersweet...
litakb
Indoors Grown Morning Glories
Here are some recently grown MGs, enjoy!
gerris2
Vigna Carracella seeds.
Have seeds available for Vigna Carracella. (Snail...
barry2008
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™