If you are searching for flowering vines or climbing plants to add some flair to your garden arbor, trellis, or pergola, we have found some perennials that you may be interested in. There are many types and colors of blooms available and many have a nice fragrance.
We’ve found 17 vibrant flowering vines and climbers for your arbor, trellis, or pergola that you might be interested in. And many of these flowering vines and climbers bloom throughout the Summer and into the Fall. Take a look and tell us what your think.
Sweet Summer Love Clematis
Sweet Summer Love Clematis is a fragrant clematis vine that can reach 10 to 15 feet tall and blooms all Summer. The Sun loving Sweet Summer Love Clematis has blooms that are dark purple, dark red, and magenta. Both butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the Sweet Summer Love Clematis and it is resistant to cold, heat, and disease.
2. Scentsation Honeysuckle
The Scentsation Honeysuckle is heaven scented, a Sun loving vine that can reach 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide. The Scentsation Honeysuckle blooms from mid Summer until early Fall and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to its fragrant cream yellow blooms. The easy to care for cold hardy vine is resistant to deer and disease, and both heat and humidity tolerant. A Sensational selection for adding honeysuckle vines to your garden.
3. Blue Moon Wisteria
The Blue Moon Wisteria has fragrant blue clusters from early Summer until late Summer and best of all it is hardy to -40 degrees! Blue Moon Wisteria can grow between 25 to 30 feet tall with a width of 6 to 8 feet and delivers 12 inch fragrant blue cluster blooms. The Sun loving Wisteria climber blooms make great cut flowers. For a list of fragrant perennials, be sure to read out post 32 Pretty Fragrant Perennials.
4. Vancouver Fragrant Star Clematis
The Vancouver Fragrant Star Clematis has white fragrant blooms that are 6 to 8 inches wide on a vine that can grow between 6 to 8 feet high. The Vancouver Fragrant Star Clematis blooms from late Spring until early Fall attracting butterflies to its fragrant blooms. The cold hardy clematis does well in a full Sun or part shade garden, is disease resistant, and heat tolerant. The Vancouver Fragrant Star Clematis looks stunning on a trellis! A great addition to a moonlight garden.
5. Zephirine Drouhin Climbing Rose
The Zephirine Drouhin Climbing Rose produces semi-double bright, carmine pink blooms in Spring until early Fall. The thornless Zephirine Drouhin Climbing Rose can grow between 15 to 20 feet tall with fragrant blooms of 3 to 4 inches wide. The Zephirine does well in a full Sun or part shade garden, attracts butterflies, and is a profuse blooming rose. A perfect selection for a garden arbor!
6. Rebecca Clematis
The Sun loving Rebecca Clematis attracts butterflies with its magenta red blooms from late Spring until late Summer. The Rebecca Clematis can grow between 6 to 8 feet tall with blooms between 5 to 7 inches wide perfect for cut flowers. The cold hardy vine is both drought and heat tolerant for communities with water shortages or watering restrictions. A long blooming vine that is ideal for a trellis or arbor.
7. Campsis Summer Jazz Fire Trumpet Vine
The Campsis Summer Jazz Fire Trumpet Vine has light orange to light red trumpet blooms on its vine that can reach between 6 to 8 feet tall. The easy to care for Campsis Summer Jazz Fire Trumpet Vine blooms from mid Spring until late Fall, loves full Sun, and is an award winner. The bird loving trumpet vine attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. A great addition for a trellis or arbor.
8. Crystal Fountain Clematis
The Sun loving Crystal Fountain Clematis has double lavender blue blooms that are 4 to 5 inches wide, appearing from late Spring until early Fall. The long blooming Crystal Fountain Clematis can reach up to 6 feet tall, attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. The cold hardy clematis is heat and humidity tolerant. The Crystal Fountain Clematis looks beautiful on an arbor or garden trellis.
9. New Dawn Climbing Rose
The continuously blooming New Dawn Climbing Rose delivers double fragrant light pink blooms growing about 18 to 20 feet high. The New Dawn Climbing Rose likes a full Sun to part shade garden. New Dawn blooms from early Summer until mid Fall with blooms that are ideal as cut flowers. Beautiful on a garden arbor.
10. Bourbon Clematis
The Bourbon Clematis has 5 inch wide velvety deep red blooms on a vine that grows between 4 to 6 feet high. The Bourbon Clematis was developed for containers but can work in the garden as well. Blooms appear on the clematis from mid Summer to late Summer, likes a full Sun or part shade garden, is heat tolerant. The Bourbon Clematis blooms can be used for cut flowers.
11. Margarita Carolina Jessamine
The easy to grow Margarita Carolina Jessamine has yellow fragrant flowers that appear from late Spring until mid Summer. The Margarita Carolina Jessamine reaches 12 to 18 feet high and 8 to 12 feet wide! The Margarita Carolina Jessamine vine likes full Sun or part shade garden, is both heat and drought tolerant, and is deer resistant. Margarita Carolina Jessamine looks beautiful on a pergola.
12. Snowdrift Clematis
The fast growing Snowdrift Clematis bears fragrant white blooms from mid Spring until late Spring. The Snowdrift Clematis can grow between 10 to 25 feet high, 5 to 8 feet wide, and attracts butterflies. The Snowdrift Clematis vine likes full Sun or part shade gardens, is cold hardy, heat and humidity tolerant, and pest resistant.
13. Campsis Indian Summer Trumpet Vine
The native Campsis Indian Summer Trumpet Vine has dark yellow, light orange, and multi-color red blooms from late Spring until mid Summer. Campsis Indian Summer Trumpet Vine grows from 12 to 15 feet high, tolerates drought, heat, and humidity, even does well in clay soil. The Campsis Indian Summer Trumpet Vine likes a full Sun or part shade garden, is cold hardy, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to its long blooming trumpet like flowers.
14. Clematis Tangutica
The Clematis Tangutica has bright sunny yellow blooms from mid Summer until early Fall that grow on a 13 feet high vine. The Clematis Tangutica likes a full Sun or part shade garden. Clematis Tangutica will brighten any garden area with its sunny yellow blooms.
15. Vitis Labrusca Himrod Table Grapes
The Vitis Labrusca Himrod Table Grapes grows 15 to 20 feet high and wide, bearing fragrant green blooms that bear green fruit in late Summer. The native easy to care for Grape Vitis Labrusca Himrod attracts butterflies and birds, is cold hardy, deer resistant, heat and humidity tolerant. Grape Vitis Labrusca Himrod is a great option for a nice pergola.
16. Apple Blossom Clematis
The Apple Blossom Clematis has vanilla scented light pink blooms from mid Spring until late Spring. The Apple Blossom Clematis can grow between 10 to 15 feet high, attracts butterflies, and likes a full Sun or part shade garden. The cold hardy Apple Blossom Clematis vine is heat and humidity tolerant. A great vine for your trellis or garden arbor.
17. John Clayton Honeysuckle
The John Clayton Honeysuckle has fragrant golden blooms of gold and light yellow that appear on vines that can reach between 8 to 10 feet high. The cold hardy John Clayton Honeysuckle likes a full Sun or part shade garden, is drought tolerant, and blooms between mid Spring until early Fall. The easy to care for John Clayton Honeysuckle will attract birds, butterflies, hummingbirds to the fragrant golden blooms.
For adding bright color and fragrance to your garden or landscape consider any of these vibrant flowering vines and climbers for your arbor, trellis, or pergola. There are many climbing plants to select from and many that provide your garden continuous color throughout the Summer season. If you give any of these 17 Vibrant Flowering Vines a try let us know how you make out.
For information on shade loving perennials, see our post on 24 Spectacular Shade Garden Perennials. For information on drought resistant or drought tolerant perennials, be sure to read our post 25 Drought Resistant Perennials. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us in the comments below. We always are ready to help you out.