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I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. John 15:1-2 NIV

Spring and Summer
Vine Color

by Rod Smith

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Common and Scientific Names of Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Perennials, Herbs & Houseplants

Low = below 5 feet, Medium = 5 feet to 12 feet, Tall = over 12 feet

Medium Spring Vines

Scientific name          USDA Zone Height X Width      Description
  Common name                Water Exposure
Clematis hyb. 'Nellie Moser'     4 10' X 10'  Deciduous. Large flowers of many   
  Nellie Moser Clematis       Med. Sun-Part     colors in spring or summer.      
Holboellia coracea 'China Blue'  8 10' X 10'  Evergreen. Fragrant creamy white   
  China Blue Vine             Med. Sun-Shade    flowers in Spring. Blue berries. 

Tall Spring Vines

Scientific name          USDA Zone Height X Width      Description
  Common name                Water Exposure
Akebia quinata                   5 15' X 15'  Semi-evergreen. Purple flowers in  
  Fiveleaf Akebia             Med. Sun-Shade    Spring. Edible purple fruit.     
Clematis armandii                6 20' X 20'  Evergreen. Fragrant white          
  Armandi Evergr. Clematis    Med. Sun-Shade    flowers in spring.               
Gelsemium sempervirens           7 15' X 15'  Evergreen. Fragrant yellow         
  Carolina Jessamine          Med. Sun          flowers in spring.               
Jasminum polyanthum              9 15' X 15'  Evergreen. Fast growing. Fragrant  
  Pink Jasmine                Med. Sun-Part     pink flowers April to July.      
Schizophragma hydrangeoides      5 30' X 30'  Deciduous. White flowers in Spring.
  Japanese Hydrangea Vine     Med. Part Shade   Self climbing.                                 
Wisteria floribunda              5 20' X 20'  Deciduous. Long strings of white   
  Japanese Wisteria           Low  Sun          pink or purple flowers in Spring.
Wisteria sinensis                5 20' X 20'  Deciduous. Clusters of purple or   
  Chinese Wisteria            Low  Sun-Part     white flowers in Spring & Summer.

Medium Summer Vines

Scientific name          USDA Zone Height X Width      Description
  Common name                Water Exposure
Clematis hyb. 'Jackmanii'        4 10' X 10'  Deciduous. Large flowers of many   
  Jackmanii Clematis          Med. Sun-Part     colors in spring or summer.      
Jasminum x stephanense           6 10' X 10'  Deciduous. Very fragrant, pink     
  Stephan Jasmine             Med. Sun-Part     flowers in summer.               
Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea'     5 12' X 12'  Deciduous. Purplish leaves with red
  Purple-leaf  Honeysuckle    Med. Sun-Shade    flowers. Attracts hummingbirds.  
Lonicera sempervirens            5 10' X 10'  Deciduous. Orange flowers in       
  Trumpet Honeysuckle         Med. Sun-Part     summer. Attracts hummingbirds.   
Mandevilla laxa                  9 12' X 8'   Deciduous. Very fragrant white     
  Chilean Jasmine             Med. Sun          trumpet flowers in summer.       

Tall Summer Vines

Scientific name          USDA Zone Height X Width      Description
  Common name                Water Exposure
Actinidia arguta 'Issai'         4 20' X 20'  Rapid growing vine. Tasty fruit.   
  Issai Female Hardy Kiwi     Med. Sun-Part     Self pollinizing.                
Campsis radicans                 5 40' X 40'  Deciduous. Attracts hummingbirds.  
  Trumpet Vine                Med. Sun-Part     Orange flowers in spring.        
Campsis tagliabu. 'Madame Galen' 5 15' X 15'  Deciduous. Salmon red flowers in   
  Madame Galen Trumpet Vin    Med. Sun-Part     late summer.                     
Hydrangea anomala petiolaris     5 15' X 15'  Deciduous. Flat, wide lacecap      
  Climbing Hydrangea          Med. Shade-Part   flowers in summer.               
Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'     5 15' X 15'  Deciduous. Fragrant creamy         
  Hall's Honeysuckle          Med. Sun-Part     flowers in summer.               
Passiflora caerulea              7 30' X 30'  Semi-evergreen. White and purple   
  Blue Crown Passion Flwr.    Med. Sun          flowers in summer. Edible fruit. 
Passiflora pfordtii              9 20' X 20'  Semi-evergreen. White, pink, purple
  Passion Vine                Med. Sun          and lavender flowers. No fruit.  
Trachelospermum jasminoides      8 20' X 20'  Evergreen. Dark green leaves.      
  Star Jasmine                Med. Sun-Part     Fragrant white flowers in June.  


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