Southwestern Vines for Landscaping

Most vines do extremely well in the southwest most are prolific growers and can double sometimes triple in size. We will have these and other southwestern vines for Landscaping almost year round.

Southwestern Vines for Landscaping
Halls Japanese Honeysuckle – Photo Credit Monrovia

Halls Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica `Halliana`) Great looking semi-evergreen vine, perfect for the southwest, white and yellow flowers that will bloom from spring thru late fall. It tolerates poor soil and likes full sun. Once established needs only occasional watering. Great fragrant smell almost all summer long. Fast-growing twining stems can up to 15′ long or more, It can also be used as ground cover up to 2 feet tall.

Southwestern Vines for Landscaping


Yellow Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans ‘Flava’) The Yellow Trumpet Creeper, very fast growing clinging vine produces yellow trumpet shaped flowers in the summer months that attract hummingbirds. This trumpet bloom vine loves the southwestern sun it is a tough vine for hot and dry sites Campsis radicans (Campsis radicans) Another great looking vine that does well in the southwest. Can handle the hot dry sun grows fast produces orange trumpet shaped flowers in the summer months that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Can be used to cover fences, arbors, and rock walls.

Southwestern Vines for Landscaping
Medium Shot :: Credit: Monrovia

MADAME JULIA CORREVON CLEMATIS (Clematis viticella) This is one clematis vine that does great in the southwest. Beautiful wine-red flowers that bloom almost all spring and summer. It does need regular watering. Grows to about 12′ wide and long. Great for a small arbor, trellis, and container vine.

Peter A. Hogg Photo

Southwestern Vines for Landscaping

Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) Beautiful evergreen vine prized for its very fragrant, star-shaped white flowers.Train on posts, walls, or trellises, or use as a fast-growing shrubby ground cover. Good container plant in cold climates. Full to partial sun. Vine with 18 to 20 feet twining branches 1 to 2 feet tall

Southwestern Vines for Landscaping

The Clematis vine are prolific climbing vines.  They can withstand the summer heat and will double in size within one year, providing they get lots of water.  Use them on trellises, fences, rock walls and around older large trees.  Yes, they will wrap around poles and trees. They come in various colors from light blue to dark purple and red. There are a plethora of varieties to choose from.  Checkout Monrovia website for more photos of Clematis.  Click here.

Red Trumper Creeper
Balboa Sunset® Trumpet Creeper Campsis radicans ‘Monbal’ – Monrovia Photo

Photo Balboa Sunset® Trumpet Creeper Campsis radicans ‘Monbal’ Very fast growing tubular, 3 to 4 in. dark red flowers in clusters create a dramatic show and attract hummingbirds. This a clinging vine ideal for screening on a lattice, covering large areas as a groundcover or on an arbor. It will lose its leave during cold winter months. Ideal for the Southwest conditions but requires regular watering during the mid hot summer months.

The Coral Vine is a fast-growing vine for the southwest.  Visit this page for more information.

Guzman’s Garden Centers will usually carry southwestern vines for Landscaping throughout the growing seasons.

Bougainvillea – Yours truly holding 2 large hanging Barbara Karst  Bougainvillea vines.  It grows very fast once the weather heats up, a showy vine that shines with bright magenta-red blooms. Great for arbors, walls, and fences.  These vines will do well in containers or planted in the ground but only if you live in areas where temperatures will not go below 32° farenheit.  In areas where there are freezing temperatures, it’s best to use them in containers.  Bring them indoors during winter then place them outdoors when late spring comes around.

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