Drought tolerant vines - Knowledgebase Question

Mesa, Ar
Question by cindyking
July 16, 2010
What vines (aside from bougainvillea) are able to withstand the summer heat of a west facing block wall?


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Answer from NGA
July 16, 2010

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Cotoneaster, Carolina Jessamine and Trumpet Vine will all grow in hot places providing they are not directly against the block wall (which can radiate too much heat). If you provide a trellis about a foot in front of the wall so there's good air circulation, these, plus Lilac Vine (Hardenbergia violacea), will perform well in your landscape.

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