Jasmine- (Jasminum multipartitum)
2-3' tall with 10' long spreading stems /
sun/ part / Evergreen / Shrubby habit/ Dark green leaves/
Fragrant white flowers / Pink buds / Drought tolerant when
established / Good groundcover /Hardy to 20º
Sun / Evergreen / Rapid growth/ Well-drained
soil / Large, leathery leaves / Fragrant, tubular, yellow-gold
flowers / Provide support / Hardy to 30º.
Heart- (Clerodendron Thomsoniae)--Top
6' /Part shade / Evergreen / Well-drained,
moist soil / Dark green, shiny leaves / Flower clusters
of red & white/ Prune after blooming / Twining havit
/ Provide support / Hardy to 30º
30' / Sun/ Prefers hot, dry conditions / Allow soil to dry
completely between waterings / Best as a container plant
in this area / Must be planted carefully; roots are easily
damaged - To plant: Place plant in hole and cut away container
sides. Can also be left in container, cutting away just
the bottom / Prune back in winter / Many colors available?
Considered a tropical / Provide sturdy support / Must be
tied / Hardy to 30º.
Vine- (Pandorea jasminoides)--Top
15- 25' / Sun / Part shade / Rapid growth
/ Bright green leaves / Trumpet shaped flowers in pink or
white / Provide support / Hardy to 20º.
20' / Part shade / Sun / Deciduous / Heart
shaped leaves with sawtooth edges / Yellow- green butterfly
shaped flowers / Provide support / twining.
Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria
Capensis)--Top of page
15 - 20' / Sun/Part / Evergreen / Rapid growth
/ Light green leaves / Clustered brilliant orange-red trumpet
shaped flowers / Provide support / Must be tied / Hardy
Cardinal Vine- (Ipomoea
See Cypress Vine.
Jasmine- (Gelsemium sempervirens)Top
20' / Sun/psrt/ Evergreen / Rapid growth /
Glossy, dark green foliage / Fragrant yellow, trumpet shaped
flowers; Early spring / twining / Hardy to º.
Cathedral Bells -(Cobaea
25-40' / Sun / Annual - Can over-winter in
mild climate/ Moist, well-drained soil / Vigorous / Oval
4" leaflets / flowers; 2" bell-shaped, first green
turning to a violet purple seated in a green calyx / Seed
- Notch to get them started / Tendrils / Hardy to 20º.
10- 20' / Plant so roots are in cool shade,
while tops are in full sun / Moist, well drained soil /
Pruning: Bloom summer only- Cut back in late fall
after blooming. Bloom spring & summer- Light
pruning in fall or early spring. Prune flowered portions
afgter blooming in spring. Bloom spring only - Cut
back in spring after bloom / Leathery dark green leaves
/ Bloom colors: Pink, red, pruple & white/ Provide support
/Tendrils / Hardy to 20º.
Hydrangea- (Hydrangea petiolaris
40- 50'/ Part shade / Slow grower until established
then rapid / Heart shaped leaves / Large flat, white flower
clusters / Deciduous / Clings by aerial rootlets/ Hardy
Coral Vine - (Antignon
Leptopus)Top of page
30 -40'/ Sun /Deciduous / Rapid growth / Dark
green, heart shaped leaves / Trailing sprays of blooms in
rose pinks or white; Late summer - fall / Provide support
/ Tendrils / Hardy to 10º.
70' / Sun/Part shade / Evergreen / Rapid growth
/ Moist, well -drained soil / Drought tolerant/ Long narrow
leaves / Tubular red and yellow, two-toned blooms / Tendrils
/ Hummingbirds / Hardy to 20º.
See Cathedral Bells.
Cypress Vine- (Ipomoea
20' / Sun/Part / Annual / Well-drained soil
/ Leaves are finely divided thin threads / Scarlet tubular
flowers . Reseeds profusely / Provide support / Tendrils/
Dutchman's Pipe - (Aristolochia
15- 20' / Sun/Shade / Deciduous / Kidney shaped
deep green leaves / Flowers are yellow-green curved tube,
flaring into brownish purple lobes - Pipe- like /Cannot
stand strong winds/ Provide support / Twining / Hardy to
Evergreen Wisteria (Millettia
20' / Sun/Part /Evergreen / Leathery bright
green leaves/ Fragarant rose-red flowers in late summer
/ Provide support / Twining / Hardy to 0º.
Fig Ivy (Ficus
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40' / Sun/Part / Evergreen
/ Tiny, heart shaped leaves when young become large 3"
long in maturity / Must be cut to ground every few year
/ Roots invasive / Clinging / Can damage masonry or walls
/ Hardy to 20º.
Sun/Part / Lavender trumpet
shaped flowers / Leaves and flowers have garlic scent /
Provide support / Twining / Hardy to 20º.
Lily (Gloriosa rothschildiana) Top
6'/ Sun/Part/ Moist, well-drained
soil / Lance shaped leaves / Lily like flowers 4" across
with 6 wavy-edged, curved crimson and yellow / Tuber / Feed
with a liquid fertilizer every 3 weeks / Provide support
Lily (Gloriosa rothschildiana)
see Gloriosa lily
(Allamanda Cathartica) Top
See Maid of Orleans
Coral (Lonicera Heckrottii)
----15' / Sun / Rapid growth/ Blue-green leaves / Flower
clusters of coral pink outside, yellow inside / Fragrant
/ Provide support / Twining / Hardy to 30º
Hall's (Lonicera halliana)---
15-30' / Sun/Part / Semi-evergreen / Shrubby / Fragrant
white flowers / Roots when it touches soil / Groundcover
/ Provide support while young / Hardy to 30º
30' / Sun / Foliage dark greentopside; velvety
white underside / creamy white 1" flowers / fruit:
Egg-sized, covered with brown fuzz. Edible / Single plant
ornamental / Male and female necessary for fruit / Provide
support / Twining /There is a species that is both male
and female / Hardy to 0º
Trumpet (Clytostoma callistegioides)
15-20' / Sun/ Part / Evergreen / Rapid growth
/ Well-drained soil / Lavender trumpet shaped flowers /?
Provide support / Tendrils.
(Cardiospermum halicacabum) Top
25' / Sun / Annual / Vigorous
/ 2" dense leaves / Flowers: Tiny white followed by
papery, glove shaped seed pods / Balloon-like pods float
from every node / Seed / Each black seed marked with a white
heart shape - hence the name.
of Orleans Jasmine (Jasminum sambac)
15' / Partial Shade /
Evergreen / Rapid growth / Well-drained soil / Fragrant
/ white flowers / Good container plant / Hardy to 20º