cucurbita pepo

Scientific name: Cucurbita pepo Family: CUCURBITACEAE Common names: "Summer squash" "field pumpkin" "zucchini" Plant Type: Annual vine Conditions: Zone: 2-11 Light: Full sun Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Fertile heavily amended soil, cow manure, heavy feeders Moisture: Moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 1-2' W 2-4' Flower: Large yellow edible flower Maintenance: Low, fertilize well, avoid overhead … Continue reading cucurbita pepo

Humulus lupulus ‘Aureus’

Scientific name: Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' Family: CANNABACEAE Common names: "Golden hops" Plant Type: Herbaceous vine Conditions: Zone: 3-8 Light: Full sun - part shade Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Any, average - fertile Moisture: Moist well drained, tolerant of some drought Aesthetic: Plant Size: H15-25' W 3-6' Leaf and Stem shape: Vigorous climber with rough twining stems and deeply palmately-lobed … Continue reading Humulus lupulus ‘Aureus’

Apios americana

Scientific name: Apios americana Synonym: Apios tuberosa Family: PAPILIONACEAE, previously FABACEAE Common names: "Groundnut" "potato bean" "hopniss" "Indian potato" "America-hodoimo" "cinnamon vine" Plant Type: Herbaceous vine Conditions: Zone: 3-10 Light: Full sun - light shade Exposure: Sheltered, best with some support Soil: Average - poor Moisture: Moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 4-8' W indefinite Leaf and Stem … Continue reading Apios americana

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Scientific name: Muehlenbeckia complexa Synonym: Muehlenbeckia axillaris Family: POLYGONACEAE Common names: "Wire vine" "maidenhair vine" "Australian ivy" "necklace vine" "wire plant" "mattress vine" Plant Type: Evergreen or deciduous vine or shrub Conditions: Zone: 8-10 Light: Full sun - semi-shade Exposure: Sheltered from cold winter winds, handles seaside Soil: Moderately fertile, prefers less clay Moisture: Moist well drained … Continue reading Muehlenbeckia complexa

Clematis integrifolia

Scientific name: Clematis integrifolia Family: RANUNCULACEAE Common names: "Solitary clematis" Plant Type: Herbaceous non-climbing vine Conditions: Zone: 3-7 Light: Full sun for the leaves, shade for the roots Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Humus rich soil Moisture: Evenly moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: 2' H & W Leaf and Stem shape: Conspicuously-veined and sessile simple leaves Flower: Solitary, nodding, … Continue reading Clematis integrifolia

Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’

Scientific name: Lonicera x brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' Synonym: Lonicera sempervirens 'Dropmore Scarlet' , Lonicera × brownii 'Fuchsioides' Family: CAPRIFOLIACEAE Common names: "Scarlet trumpet honeysuckle" Plant Type: Semi-evergreen vine Conditions: Zone: 4-9 Light: Full sun - semi-shade best Exposure: Exposed or sheltered Soil: Average, best with fertile humus rich Moisture: Average well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: Twines 9-12' Leaf and Stem shape: Rounded blue-green … Continue reading Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’

Solanum crispum ‘Glasnevin’

Scientific name: Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' Synonym: Solanum crispum 'Autumnale' Family: SOLANACEAE Common names: "Chilean potato vine" "potato tree" Plant Type: Semi-evergreen vine Conditions: Zone: 8-10 Light: Full sun best - light shade Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Fertile ground alkaline-neutral with less clay Moisture: Average - less, handles some drought Aesthetic: Plant Size: 10-20' fast growing vine or pruned as a … Continue reading Solanum crispum ‘Glasnevin’

Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Scientific name: Parthenocissus tricuspidata Synonym: Ampelopsis hoggii , Ampelopsis tricuspidata , Vitis inconstans Family: VITACEAE Common names: "Boston ivy" "Japanese creeper" " Plant Type: Deciduous vine Conditions: Zone: 4-8 Light: Full sun - shade, best colour in dappled/light shade Exposure: Exposed or sheltered Soil: Any Moisture: Moist well drained, no wet, drought tolerant once established Aesthetic: Plant Size: 30-50' H … Continue reading Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Scientific name: Parthenocissus quinquefolia Synonym: Ampelopsis hederacea , Ampelopsis quinquefolia , Cissus mexicana DC. , Parthenocissus inserta (A. Kern) Fritsch , Vitis quinquefolia Family: VITACEAE Common names: "Virginia creeper" "American ivy" "American woodbine" "false grape"  "five-leaved ivy" Plant Type: Deciduous vine Conditions: Zone: 3-9 Light: Full sun - shade Exposure: Exposed or sheltered Soil: Any Moisture: Moist well drained, but not wet, … Continue reading Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Actinidia deliciosa

Scientific name: Actinidia deliciosa Synonym: Family: ACTINIDIACEAE Common names: "Kiwi vine" Plant Type: Deciduous vine Conditions: Zone: 7-9 Light: Full sun Exposure: Sheltered from winter winds Soil: Fertile humus rich Moisture: Moist well drained, frequent irrigation Aesthetic: Plant Size: 30' H & W Leaf and Stem shape: Stout shoots covered in red-brown hairs and broadly ovate, heart-shapped, mid-green … Continue reading Actinidia deliciosa