The Q&A Archives: I am looking for a good climbing plant

Question: My back yard looks like this Plenty of sunshine, well-drained soil. I don't want to see the plant hanging too long to hinder people walking under. Prefer to have flowers/produces but not too much dropping after season.

Answer: Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty' is a fast growing evergreen vine that blooms over a very long season, and is fully hardy in most all of California. Other plants to consider = Carolina Jessamine, Clematis, Honeysuckle, California Wild Grape,
Bower Vine (easy and fast growing) or Lady Bank's climbing rose.

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