Growing hanging Vines outdoors quickly adds a lush look to your entertainment area. Think of flowering Vines for trellis features as living wallpaper for garden rooms.
Consider vigorous selections like Boston Ivy and Virginia Creeper to be building materials. They certainly soften the look of stone and brick structures.
Ever seen an old ruin in Europe? Often living Vines can still be seen growing up along the stone walls that remain standing.
Even very small backyards live large with the use of real Vines. Create a private paradise with a few growing on sturdy DIY trellis on your balcony or porch!
Climbing plants add privacy as well as ornamental vertical dimension to any garden. They don't take up much "floor space", but work hard to define your landscape.
Vines hold their flowers, fruit and colorful fall color at eye level. This lets you appreciate these important design elements up close.
Cover and hide an unwelcome feature with vigorous draping Vines. Turn a tall trellis into an outdoor garden room with verdant walls.
Vines make a perfect privacy screen for small space gardens. They can also cover ground along the length of a tall slope.
These versatile plants have a multitude of uses in garden landscapes because of their many sizes and forms. Click the photographs to see the Plant Highlights for each of our plants.
Some scramble with ease up and over fences, arbors, and trellises. Others may need manmade assistance, such as a trellis or pergola.
NatureHills.com offers sensational Vines that are climbers and runners. Runners may become climbers when they find some natural or manmade formation that they can climb.
Both Ivy and Virginia Creeper are urban tolerant plants that are great for use in the city or on commercial properties. These large-scale Vines can cover 5-story buildings within a few years, so use them in the right setting.
Ivy Vines climb with twisting tendrils that are capped with adhesive discs. They are an excellent choice to cover brick and stone.
Blanket your rough walls with their classic Boston Ivy. The lustrous foliage is instantly recognizable by the tri-lobed leaves.
Ivy also works beautifully as a hard-working groundcover. You may have walked barefoot on real Ivy plants as they softly cover ground under tall trees.
You might not notice Ivy plants' white flowers. But your local butterflies certainly will!
Enjoy autumn, when outdoor Ivy plants turn a vivid scarlet for fall color. Large Ivy plants are gorgeous Vines that attach to walls for a robust look.
Colorful Ivy is known as a fast-growing outdoor Vine plant. Plant Ivy along the top of slopes or retaining walls to drape down in a living green waterfall.
The answer is...maybe. Ivy's strong aerial roots cling to mortar and brick; which is fine for a good, strong mortar mixture. Always keep Ivy trimmed back away from window frames.
Before using Ivy, scrape the mortar joints to test their strength. If the mortar crumbles, train Ivy to grow on a trellis structure placed a few inches away from your wall.
In the second year, select the best four shoots and train them to grow into a fan-shape. Next spring, cut back the new growth by a third to encourage it to start spreading out.
Fast-growing Engelman Virginia Creeper Ivy is another beautiful option. Use it to accent arbors and sturdy trellis systems.
Although it clambers like Ivy, Virginia Creeper is a different variety called Parthenocissus quinquefolia. It thrives in Growing Zones 3 - 9.
The botanical name refers to the five-lobed thick, leathery leaves. This vigorous choice turns an exceptional burgundy red for fall color that will stop you in your tracks.
Rural properties can make use of Virginia Creeper as a groundcover to hide old TV towers. Let it climb as a permanent cover for deer stands and duck blinds.
Wildlife appreciates the purple berries. Their dense foliage makes a very effective screen!
Reimagine a classic with these widely adaptable Vines! Go bold wherever you use Ivy and Virginia Creeper to create a standout garden feature.
Wisteria features long, pendulous bloom clusters that deliver both fragrance and charm in spring. Some varieties, like native Amethyst Falls Wisteria, rebloom throughout the season.
These heavy Vines require a sturdy structure. Install a pergola over your outdoor entertaining area...and Blue Moon Wisteria will also provide strategic shade.
With age, the base of the stems becomes woody trunks; which adds an Old World charm to your landscape. In fact, our expert growers have even crafted a tree-form Chinese Blue Wisteria tree that makes an excellent specimen or focal point.
People do use Wisteria as a blanket to cover homes, too. They happily twine along eyesores like fences and work hard to hide rock or concrete block piles.
Va-va-va-voom! When you want it showy and you need it fast...go with vigorous Trumpet Creeper Vine star.
Scarlet red trumpet-shaped flowers cover these long Vines for months. You'll be thrilled to see how many hummingbirds they attract!
Use them on a far side of your patio as a wildly showy privacy screen. Imagine them as an amazing photo wall for your backyard get-togethers.
Don't skimp out when installing your structure. Campsis Trumpet Creepers grow with aerial rootlets and need strong support...just like Wisteria do!
Atomic Red Trumpet Vine features three-inch long blooms. Large, dark green compound leaves add to their very attractive look.
No one with a shaded backyard should neglect to study the graceful Climbing Hydrangea. Let it bring a lush look to your Shade Garden.
Be patient with it, as it takes a little time to take off. Once you've put in the time...there is nothing so elegant as a Climbing Hydrangea.
Have a store or home that faces north? Create a trellis system around and over your front door for a pop of long-lasting curb appeal.
Make an entrance with fragrant Honeysuckle growing up and over an arch at your garden gate. Honeysuckle is a twining Vine that needs strong support to climb.
Hardy, fast-growing Honeysuckle needs little care, but produces an abundance of tubular blooms. Send out a clarion call for butterflies and hummingbirds!
Add a colorful focal point with long-blooming flowers, like Clematis plant or Honeysuckle. Have you ever walked past a chain link fence that has been liberally festooned with their flowers?
Scentsation Honeysuckle Vine is incredibly fragrant. Use it in a high-profile area where you'll appreciate the fantastic scent.
Add Clematis Vines an astonishing variety of flowering Clematis Vines to screen you and your guests. Clematis comes in a wide range of mature lengths.
We're proud to offer many Clematis Vines for sale at NatureHills.com. Choose a tall cultivar like Sweet Autumn Clematis for a large-scale project.
The Boulevard series of small Vine plants are actually known as "patio Clematis Vine plants". They make the perfect Thriller in an outdoor container!
People also mix and match their Boulevard Vines for a custom look. Keep them in a single container, small trellis or train on a wrapped tuteur in mixed garden beds.
Climbing Roses are a beautiful partner for Clematis. Their wider trailing stems need to be tied to structure, like a trellis or arbor.
Are you daring enough for Tropical Lighting Rose? Rev your engines and start the party!
We also offer several Grape Vine varieties that make a welcome addition to an Edible Landscape. Like Asparagus, you'll want to prep them correctly, as they live up 50 years.
Grapes have been grown by humanity for a very long time. Make your own white wine with Osceola Grape.
Although it is a bit of a production, beloved Hops Vines add such an evocative look to your hobby farm. The annual harvest can also bring in needed cash!
Big, beautiful Saaz Hops is an ancient aroma cultivar from Bohemia. It's just right for pilsner-style ale.
Hearty Chinook Hops is a dual purpose bittering and aroma. Create robust pale ales and stout with this USDA selection.
NatureHills.com has something for everyone! Study the product pages to learn more, or filter by mature height and width.
Vines grow in sun, shade, or some of both. They thrive in good and poor soils; and can even withstand a variety of climatic variations, such as drought and heat.
Don't miss out on the power and beauty of an ornamental Vine in your garden. They are a joy and a delight...it's no wonder landscape designers count on them to dazzle their clients!