15 Fast-Growing Vines to Add to Your Yard This Season

If you are looking for the perfect way to decorate your home with some glowing vines, here is a list you’ll enjoy. Fast-growing vines are easy to maintain, look amazing and will definitely give your garden the necessary zest.

Let’s dig into the 16 best vines you can grow at home over a short period of time.

1. Bougainvillea

Resistant to droughts, this vine is mesmerizing to look at. As a summer plant, this vine blooms in all different colors, including orange, red, purple and yellow, and enjoys the sunlight.

2. Blue Crown Passion Flower (Passiflora caerulea)

Another astounding blossom, passionflower is a great addition to your garden. The vine smells amazingly as soon as first blooms open up, and can grow up to 20 feet high.

3. Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla)

These delicate pipe-shaped blooms offers a richness of purple flowers and makes your garden as if it stepped out of a garden magazine.

4. Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris​)

This is a delightful climbing vine, which grows up to 50 ft. high. When it blooms in summer it offers incredible white flowers, which turn yellow with the arrival of autumn.

5. Trumpet Vine (Campsis)

One of the favorite vines out there, the Trumpet vine is easy to grow and blooms in striking red and orange flowers. It can adapt itself to almost all climates and is extremely resistant during droughts.

6. Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

Although it is a long bloom ahead, this vine will thrive from mid-June to September. It has trumpet-shaped flowers which smell divinely and reach from 10-15 ft. in height. The vine is also a great habitat for hummingbirds.

7. Moonflower (Ipomoea alba)

Beginning to blossom in midsummer and all the way to early autumn, this vine offers vibrant blooms which open day and night. The vine grows up to 15 ft. tall, but it is best you keep it trimmed for a richer set of blossoms.

8. Wisteria (Wisteria Sinensis)

A truly fast-growing vine, the Wisteria enjoys the moist and well-drained soil. Also a fan of the sun, this vine can grow around trees and walls and can reach up to 66 ft. in height.

9. Chocolate Vine (Akebia quinata)

Able to grow up to 30 feet, this refined vine offers spicy-chocolate fragrant flowers and is just a joy to have in your back yard.

10. Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)

Popular in the California area, the Star Jasmine enjoys growing on walls, trellises and garden pillars, and also serves as a groundcover.

11. Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Perfect for covering up imperfections in your garden, this fast-growing vine offers a wide specter of blooms, reaching their peak in fall.

12. Etoile Violette Clematis (Clematis viticella)

Suitable if you live in a sunnier area, this vine comes in all the colors of the rainbow and looks spectacular in your garden or patio.

13. Sweet autumn clematis (Clematis terniflora)

Aside from growing quite tall (up to 30 ft. in height), this vine also grows wide and needs plenty of space of branch out. Expect first blooms in late summer and early fall, and know this vine enjoys loads of sun and agrees with almost every type of soil you have.

14. Hops (Humulus lupulus)

The hop vine is at its best in mid and late summer and has large leaves and incredible chartreuse flower-looking cones. Know this vine is a fast-growing one and can extend by 12 inches on a daily basis.

15. Hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab)

While some use this vine for consumption, it is also a decorative vine which has dark leaves, and blossoms in mid-summer. Expect this vine to grow around 10 to 15 feet in height.

Helpful Tips on Protecting Vines from Pests

To successfully avoid insects around your vines, here are a few tips to follow:

  • Spray the vines with soapy water
  • Use neem oil spray
  • Treat your vines with Pyrethrum spray
  • Use beer saucers to attract unwanted garden pests
  • Plant garlic near your vines
  • Use pepper spray
  • Make a nicotine spray to leave your vines free of insects and pests.

Now, let your vines bloom, sit back and admire your precious and multi-colored garden!

Sources:
www.countryliving.com
www.angieslist.com

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