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Common hop (Humulus lupulus)
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Full sun

Common name Species Hardiness Height
Trumpet creeper Campsis radicans Zone 4 10 m
Trumpet creeper Campsis x tagliabuana Zone 4 10 m
Perennial sweet pea Lathyrus latifolius Zone 5 3 m
Climbing rose Rosa Varies depending on the species and cultivars 5 to 6 m
Wisteria Wisteria Zone 5 7 m

Full sun or partial shade

Common name Species Hardiness Height
Hardy kiwi Actinidia arguta Zone 4 8 m
Kolomikta vine Actinidia kolomikta Zone 4 5 m
Dutchman’s pipe Aristolochia macrophylla Zone 4 10 m
American bittersweet Celastrus scandens Zone 2 7 m
Clematis Clematis Varies depending on the species and cultivars To 10 m
Russian vine, Mile-a-minute plant Polygonum baldschuanicum Zone 4 10 m

Partial or full shade

Common name Species Hardiness Height
Climbing hydrangea Hydrangea petiolaris Zone 5 7 m

Full sun, partial or full shade

Common name Species Hardiness Height
Virginia creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia Zone 3 15 m
Boston ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata Zone 3 20 m
Hop Humulus lupulus Zone 5 10 m
Honeysuckle Lonicera Zone 2 to 4 depending on the species and cultivars 3 m

Based on an article by Gabriel Gauthier in Quatre-Temps magazine, Vol. 20, No. 1

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