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Need help on choosing a vine for a container

Posted by eileen123 md zone7 (My Page) on
Sun, May 14, 06 at 11:45


I am new to this forum(except for just reading the post) and I would like to ask a question concerning container plants. I would love to have a fragrant vine on my deck. I wondered if Star jasmine would be good or is there another vine I could pick. Thanks for your help.

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RE: Need help on choosing a vine for a container

Have you considered stephanotis? It's not hardy, though, so you'd need to bring it in each winter.

Thanks for the suggestion

I will be going to the nursery, so I will have to look and see if they have one there. I have a hibiscus that I bring in every winter so moving a plant is no problem. I would love something fragrant too.

RE: Need help on choosing a vine for a container

If you don't mind annuals, moonflower (ipomoea alba) is nice. It's essentially a morning glory, except it opens at night and is very fragrant.


I am not familiar with Moonflower, what color is the flower? Is it a fragrant flower? Thanks!

RE: Need help on choosing a vine for a container

Jasminium officinale can be grown as vine.It bears strongly scented flowers.

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