Climbing Zone 8 Plants: Choosing Vines For Zone 8 Landscapes

The following are some of the best climbing vines for zone 8 landscapes. These plants have been chosen because they provide great results with minimal effort. They will make your landscape look beautiful and give it character. If you want to learn more about these plants, please read on!

Clematis ‘Bobby’ – Clematis ‘Bobby’ is one of the most popular climbing vines for zones 7 through 9. It is very easy to grow and provides excellent results. You can use it in almost any type of landscape. Its flowers are small, but its foliage is large enough to create interesting shapes and patterns in your landscape.

Clematis ‘Bobby’ is native to the eastern United States. It grows well in all types of soil conditions, from sandy soils to clay soils. Clematis ‘Bobby’ produces clusters of white flowers on short stems up to 12 inches long. The leaves are alternate, oval or elliptic and are usually dark green with reddish tips. The flowers bloom in the spring, and then there is a second blooming in the fall. This plant is easy to grow, and it blends well with most types of landscape. Clematis ‘Bobby’ can be grown on a trellis, arbor or other structure, or it can be allowed to climb on a fence or wire. It can also be grown along the ground.

Sources & references used in this article:

Landscape plants for eastern North America: exclusive of Florida and the immediate Gulf Coast by HL Flint – 1997 – books.google.com

Decrease of energy demands of lighting installations in road tunnels based in the forestation of portal surroundings with climbing plants by A Peña-García, JC López, AL Grindlay – Tunnelling and Underground …, 2015 – Elsevier

Selecting landscape plants: Groundcovers by AX Niemiera – 2012 – vtechworks.lib.vt.edu

Identification, selection, and use of southern plants: for landscape design by NG Odenwald, JR Turner – 2006 – books.google.com

Native Florida plants: Low maintenance landscaping and gardening by GO Miller – 2013 – Voyageur Press

Trees, shrubs & vines for Minnesota landscapes by RG Haehle, J Brookwell – 2004 – books.google.com

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