Vine for Shaded Area - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by markadykstra
April 2, 2009
I need something to climb a trellis which is above a large 24 inch pot. The area gets filtered morning sun only. (This pot/trellis is important for screening some ugly wiring/meters on the very front of my house)


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Answer from NGA
April 2, 2009

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Here are a couple of suggestions: Variegated porcelain vine (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 'Elegans'): Has attractive green leaves that are variegated white and pink. Produces an abundance of porcelain-blue berries; the warmer the summer, the more fruit. Needs support of wires or a trellis to climb. Dutchman's Pipe will grow in shade, as will Virginia Creeper and English Ivy. Good luck with your garden!

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