I have used many different vines to grow on the wire fences and trellises at Dawn Gardens. Here are a few of them:

Chilean Bellflower (Lapageria rosea). National flower of Chile.

Very slow growing. Also available in pink. Part shade.



Variegated Porcelain Berry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata ‘Elegans’)  The birds and the bees love these berries which are green, purple, rose, blue, white and pink. Deciduous Vine.

California Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia californica)  Deciduous vine native to California.

Holboellia coriacea

Kangaroo Treebine (Cissus antarctica). Killed when the temperature got down to 30 degrees.

Evergreen Clematis (Clematis armandii) – very fragrant

Anemone Clematis (Clematis montana)

Clematis ‘Avalanche’

Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora) blooms late summer to fall.

Clematis ‘Nellie Moser’

Clematis ‘Multi Blue’

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’

Clematis ‘Jackmanii’

Clematis ‘Jackmanii Superba’

Lilac Vine (Hardenbergia violacea) Evergreen vine from Australia. Killed when the temperature got down to 29 degrees.

Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) Deer resistant

Silvervein Creeper (Parthenocissus henryana) has pink to red fall color.

California Grape (Vitis ‘Roger’s Red’)

White Fiveleaf Akebia (Akebia quinata ‘Shirobana’ ) has white flowers. Fruit is edible.

Fiveleaf Akebia (Akebia quinata ) – This is the plant that is used to make cane furniture. Fruit is edible.

(photos taken at a park in N. Japan)

Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis)

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) This plant is planted at the base on an Oak tree and in 6 years it has grown to the top and its flowers cascade down. In future years I expect all the oak trees to be covered with flowers.

Hall’s Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica ‘Halliana’)

Giant Burmese Honeysuckle (Lonicera hildebrandiana)

Scarlet Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’) is beautiful but has no scent.

Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans)

Star Jasmine (Trachelosperm jasminoides) Photo taken at Crossroads Church South Campus and The Station, Auburn, CA

Chilean Jasmine (Mandevilla laxa) has very fragrant flowers

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