What to Plant Now
Vines and Ground Cover
Vines can be used as sun screens, insulating your house to save on electric bills or cooling a patio. Vines add life to stark fences and walls, making them much more attractive. Ground covers are a low maintenance water wise alternative to lawn grasses, especially in trouble areas where grass will not grow.
Popular fast growing vine or ground cover with dark purple leaves and fragrant whitish-yellow flowers in spring. Climbs to 8-10' by twining. Groundcover: 1-2'T. Semi-Evg.
Fast growing vine and ground cover valued for its fragrant white pinwheel-like spring flowers. Climbs by twining. A good potted plant in colder regions. Evg. ALS - 12-18" as groundcover. Climbs to 12' as vine.
A very slow deciduous self-clinging native vine with dark green leaves. Panicles of trumpet-shaped salmon-red flowers bloom from late summer to fall. A vigorous climber that is great for a summer screen. Dec. ALS - climbs to 20'.
Twining, fast growing woody vine with clusters of beautiful fragrant violet-blue or white flowers. Sometimes trained as small ornamental tree. Plant blooms before leaves appear in spring. Perfect for covering patios, walls or fences. Dec. Climbs to 40'.