The Honeysuckle ‘Mandarian’, ‘Lonicera x ‘Mandarin’ PP#11083, also known as Mandarin Honeysuckle, produces lovely, fragrant, orange flowers beginning in early summer and blooming all the way through late fall. The Mandarin attracts the attention of hummingbirds and butterflies. New foliage has a copper color that matures to a dark, glossy green. Be sure to provide it a support to climb on right away or soon after it’s planted. This Honeysuckle is an excellent choice for new landscapes, patio containers, or bare patches by walls for some vertical coverage. Also excellent as a hardy flowering vine on a trellis, fence, pergola, arbor or up trees or over large shrubs.
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The Honeysuckle ‘John Clayton’, ‘Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’, also known as the John Clayton Honeysuckle vine, produces lovely, fragrant, yellow flowers beginning in early summer and blooming all the way through late fall. The John Clayton attracts the attention of hummingbirds and butterflies. Bright orange to red fruits are produced in late summer and fall, that birds will savor. . Be sure to provide it a support to climb on right away or soon after it’s planted. The John Clayton needs at least a 1/2 day of sun to produce flowers. This Honeysuckle is an excellent choice for new landscapes, patio containers, or bare patches by walls for some vertical coverage
The Climbing Hydrangea, ‘Hydrangea petiolaris’, will produce beautiful white flowers in late summer and early fall. Climbing Hydrangea is one of the best vines for clinging to brick or stone walls. The yellow fall foliage is another feature of this plant. This plant is slow to establish, but quite vigorous thereafter. The Climbing Hydrangea vine is an extremely versatile vine with year-round interest. The exfoliating, reddish brown bark of mature plants is attractive in winter. It can be particularly effective when grown against building walls where it can easily attach and cling to the surface. Use this plant for climbing on arbors, fences or the trunks of large trees, and over low stone walls. It also can be grown as a ground cover in shady areas or on steep embankments
The Trumpet Creeper ‘Madame Galen’, ‘Campsis x tagliabuana ‘Madame Galen’, produces showy racemes of salmon-red colored tubular flowers that will impress all summer long. Madem Galen is a vigorous grower, it can grow up to 40 feet! Bloom time is late summer to early fall. This deciduous vine fhas an extra long bloom season. It is excellent for covering fences or arbors. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds.
The Trumpet Creeper ‘Indian Summer’, ‘Campsis x tagliabuana ‘Kudian’ PP#13189′, is a cross between the c. radicans and grandiflora species resulting in a superior orange-red trumpet bloom with red stripes. Indian Summer is a more subdued grower than other Trumpet Creepers. Indian Summer would look wonderful in a patio pot. The unique colored blooms appear in late summer. This plant thrives in full sun and will attract Hummingbirds. Indian Summer will flower the first year. Propagation prohibited without a license.
The Porcelain Berry Vine ‘Elegans’, ‘Ampelopsis brevipendiculata ?Elegans?, is an elegant vine and is densely covered in small leaves delicately splashed with pink and white. In the autumn, the foliage turns light yellow. The colorful pea-sized berries in the fall change from lavender to turquoise to metallic blue, and finally to black. A very pretty accent plant.
The Honeysuckle ‘Gold Net’, ‘Lonicera japonica ‘Aureo-Reticulata’, is unlike most Honeysuckle grown today. It is noted for its highly unusual oakleaf-shaped, lime-green and gold veined variegated foliage. The small scented yellow flowers will appear in the spring but they are inconspicuous. This Honeysuckle is quite versatile as it can twine up a wall, fence, or trellis, or mound or sprawl as shrubs and ground cover. In the south, it can be known to be rampant and may be evergreen or semi-evergreen. In the Pacific Northwest, it will be more restrained and can climb more than twelve feet, unlike many other species. It is usually grown as a climbing vine, but it can also be grown as a groundcover creeper, or it can be hung from baskets & containers, or over garden walls.
The Wisteria ‘Aunt Dee’, ‘Wisteria macrostachya ‘Aunt Dee’, produces showy clusters of light purple flowers in the spring. This deciduous, twining, woody vine is noted for long life and exceptional beauty. Aunt Dee needs support, such as a trellis, arbor or fence to grow and climb on. Aunt Dee blooms when very young. It prefer deep, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Prune after flowering. Heads will turn when this plant is in full bloom. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
The Lemon Lace Vine, ‘Polygonum’, is one of the fastest growing vines. It can climb up to 25? and has small, creamy white flowers that cluster the golden foliage. The flowers can bloom twice, in late spring and early fall and are very fragrant. ?Silver Lemon Vine? should not be planted where it can intermingle with other plants, for it can be extremely invasive. Plant this hardy vine in full sun and in a moist to well drained soil. Growing from 25-35?, ?Silver Lemon Vine? is a winner all around.
The Blue Passion Flower, ‘Passiflora caerulea ‘Passion Flower’, also known as Blue Crown Passion Flower, is an extremely fast growing hardy Passion Flower that produces egg shaped orange fruits. The flowers are ornate, multi-colored, and have a minty scent. The fruit may be eaten fresh or used in teas. This fast growing vine may grow uo to 30 feet in a season. The foliage is smooth and glossy textured. In warm climates the Passion Flower will grow and bloom throughout the year. They are easy to grow in containers, but support may need to be provided. Be sure to water adequately to provide moist soil for best results. This plaant is attractive to butterflies, bees, and birds.