Evergreen Vine Climbers – The Top 13!

Evergreen Vine Climbers - The Top 13!

Climbing plants are usually a popular favorite amongst people with gardens, as they can look amazing, and they also come in handy.

Mainly, because they can be planted so that they grow over fences and vertical structures, providing a better cover for privacy from the neighbors. But also, just because they make any wall or structure all the more magical and enchanting! 

In particular, evergreen vine climbers are the best for gardens, as they keep their leaves all year round, and therefore always look amazing.

And since they don’t need a lot of soil space, you can plant quite a few of them around the garden, placed so that they climb up the fences, and the walls of your home. 

But…what evergreen vine climber should you choose? There are many different types, so if you’ve never had any before, it might be a struggle to choose!

That is why we have compiled a list of our top 13 favorites that we consider to be the best. You can browse through them and take your pick, so if that sounds good, keep on reading!

Blue Dawn Morning Glory

Officially known as the Ipomea acuminata, this is a fast-growing vine climber ideal for zones 9 to 11. It is especially good for covering slopes and banks, and it grows dark green leaves. It grows up to around 25 feet, and it blooms with violet-blue flowers that slowly turn pink.

Evergreen Vine Climbers - The Top 13!
Evergreen Vine Climbers – The Top 13!

Cape Honeysuckle

Officially known as the Tecomaria capensis, this is a self-clinging and fast-growing evergreen vine suitable for zones 9 to 11. It grows between 15 and 20 feet long and barely needs any maintenance, making it easy to care for. During early winter it blooms with beautiful clusters of orange-red flowers.

Carolina Jasmine

Officially known as the Gelsemium sempervirens, this is a hardy and tough evergreen vine climber suitable for zones 7 to 9.

This one in particular also climbs a lot faster when it is in the shade, so it is perfect for darker areas of your garden and house! It can grow up to around 10 feet, and it blooms in late winter to early spring with beautiful yellow flowers.

Coral Seas

Officially known as the Passiflora, the Coral Seas is a beautiful passion vine that is especially suited to gardens and areas near the coast. It needs full sun, and a lot of humidity, and grows with green leaves that have broad lobes. It also blooms with coral-pink petals that last a very long time!

Evergreen Vine Climbers - The Top 13 ( Coral Seas )
Evergreen Vine Climbers – The Top 13 ( Coral Seas )

Creeping Fig

Officially known as the Ficus pumila, the creeping fig is a small evergreen vine that is suitable for zones 9 to 11. It grows with leather-like dark green leaves and dense branches that are able to cling to almost any surface. It is very fast-growing and does not require much maintenance.

Evergreen Clematis

Officially known as the Clematis armandii, this is a hardy evergreen climber suitable for zones 7 to 9. It grows with large leather-like green leaves, and it blooms during the spring with star-shaped flowers that grow in large clusters. These flowers are also very fragrant, and look very pretty!

Fiveleaf Akebia

Officially known as the Akebia quinata, this evergreen vine climber is hardy, suitable for zones 5 to 9. It has a very visually appealing blue-green foliage, and during the spring season, it blooms fragrant flowers that grow on dangling stalks. These flowers are a deep purple.

Evergreen Vine Climbers - The Top 13 (Fiveleaf Akebia)
Evergreen Vine Climbers – The Top 13 (Fiveleaf Akebia)

Pink Bower Vine

Officially known as the Pandorea jasminoides, this is an evergreen vine climber suitable for zones 9 to 11. It grows with bright green foliage, with bright and glossy leaves, and it blooms during the summer with bright pink flowers. It can grow between 15 to 25 feet in length.

Pink Jasmine

Officially known as the Jasminum polyanthemum, this is a fast-growing evergreen vine suitable for zones 8 to 10. It is ideal for groundcover, especially, and grows up to 20 feet. During the spring, it blooms with fragrant pink and white flowers which are incredibly pretty.

Potato Vine

Officially known as the Solanum jasminoides, this is a fast-growing evergreen vine that is suitable for zones 9 to 11. It is ideal for decorating fences and walls, growing up to around 25 feet long. During the spring it blooms with beautiful blue-white flowers that last for a very long time.

Purple Vine Lilac

Officially known as the Hardenbergia Violaceae, also commonly referred to as the Happy Wanderer, this is a hardy evergreen vine that thrives in temperatures between 20 to 25 degrees Fahrenheit. It grows up to around 16 feet, and during the late winter, it blooms with pink-purple flowers that look a bit like Wisterias.

Evergreen Vine Climbers - The Top 13 (Purple Vine Lilac)
Evergreen Vine Climbers – The Top 13 (Purple Vine Lilac)

Star Jasmine

Officially known as the Trachylospermum jasminoides, this is a beautiful evergreen vine climber suitable for zones 8 to 11. It is ideal for posts, walls, and trellises, in both sun and shade. It also blooms with star-shaped white flowers that have a strong and sweet fragrance.

Tangerine Beauty

Officially known as the Bignonia capreolata, this is a hardy and resistant evergreen vine climber suitable for zones 6 to 9. It is very easy to grow, and it produces lots of tangerine blooms that last for quite a long time, making it ideal for decorating the area!

This climber can also attach itself to most surfaces with extra ease, thanks to the tendrils it grows. 

Final Thoughts

There are many more evergreen vine climbers that you can discover, but these are by far our favorites, and some of the most popular amongst people when it comes to decorating homes and gardens.

Make sure you choose the right one for your location, as you need to take into account the type of zone they thrive in!

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