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Vine Suggestion Please?

Posted by nadia214 (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 7, 13 at 23:49

Hi everybody. My daughter's preschool asked me to suggest a climbing vine to cover a fence. The vine should be drought tolerant and preferably with no flowers because we don't want to attract the bees to the school yard. Does anybody have a suggestion? We are in zone 9b. Thanks in advance!


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RE: Vine Suggestion Please?

An ornamental sweet potato would fill that request. It comes with burgundy/black leaves or lime green leaves or solid green leaves. Under the right conditions it will throw a couple of flowers, but nothing to worry about.

It would be a perennial in your zone. Usually they are grown in hanging baskets or as a ground cover, but could be trained on a fence.


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