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Perennial Climbing Vines for 2 trellises

Posted by lar11833 8, Louisiana (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 27, 06 at 17:05

I have clematis' planted on those two trellises which are side by side and in full sun. They flower a little early in the spring as the weather gets hotter they do nothing. I would like suggestions on other perennial vines I could plant that would bloom the entire summer. These trellises are tall and well supported. I do not want a Passion flower.

Thank you all for your input.


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RE: Perennial Climbing Vines for 2 trellises

Mexican Flame vine blooms all summer if it gets enough sun.


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RE: Perennial Climbing Vines for 2 trellises

I got an Akebia this spring which is supposed to flower at least a little all year, but as is usually the case with vines (and many other plants!) it's spending its energy growing so far. Also have at various times planted climbing roses--some do very well, some need to be sprayed to do well. Need to do some research. I can see why you wouldn't want passifloras as the caterpillars really chew 'em up, but the butterflies sure are nice! Of course there are tender perennial/annual vines like Thunbergia and Ipomoea (morningglory, moonvine, several others). Oh, and Hyacinth Bean--forget its name--someone on another forum was saying how pleased she was with her white flowered one, which even has white pods!


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RE: Perennial Climbing Vines for 2 trellises

Speaking of passiflora, there's some entertwined with the Mexican Flame vine in the photo above. I grow 'em specifically for the Gulf Fritillaries.


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