Choosing the right plants suited for our high desert climate in Santa Fe can be a challenge. Vines are a great way to add easy appeal to your landscape, offering colorful blooms and many purposes, including: shade for an arbor, an addition to hanging baskets, enhancing lampposts or mailboxes, or trailing for stone walls.
Trumpet Vine: Beautiful red/orange blooms in the spring/summer. This vine needs a stable structure, such as a wall, trellis or fence to grow on. Prune in the early spring to avoid effecting flowering.
Wisteria: Offers stunning cascading clusters of fragrant blooms in the spring/summer. This vine exhibits robust growth and pruning is often necessary to keep it within desired boundaries.
Honeysuckle: A favorite of hummingbirds! These vines offer pink, yellow, or orange/red blooms depending on the variety. They are easy to care for and release a lovely honey-like scent.