The Q&A Archives: climbing plants

Question: We have a pergola on an outside deck that gets plenty of sunshine. Can you please tell me what plants would climb up quickly to cover the top of the pergola to provide shade? I have some engleman ivy, new clematis, any other plants? thank you aila

Answer: Some choices for such a vine that are evergreen and blooming include: Chinese Wisteria (Millettia taiwanensis) Tangerine Beauty Crossvine(Bignonia capreolata) or Evergreen Wisteria (Millettia reticulata).

Best wishes with your garden!

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