Virginia Creeper Plants
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Vines

Zone Prescott Valley, Arizona zone 7/8 | [email protected] added on December 14, 2017 | Answered

I want to put vine plants on a concrete wall. This is for zone 7/8 elevation at 5100 ft. Wall faces west. Is there any that won't freeze or will all need to be cut back in the spring? Thank you

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on December 15, 2017

    Most vines, except for ivy, and some types of forsythia, will die back and will need to be cut during dormancy. But those two can be an evergreen in your zone. You may also try creeping junipers trained upwards.

    Here are a few articles that will help:

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/virginia-creeper/virginia-creeper-maintenance.htm

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/gardening-by-zone/zone-7/zone-7-junipers.htm

    Forsythia shrubs can be trained into vines: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/forsythia/forsythia-shrub-care.htm

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/gardening-by-zone/zone-7/zone-7-junipers.htm

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