Vine List

passion vine

Annuals vines

  • Cypress Vine (Ipomoea quamoclit): attracts hummingbirds
  • Hyacinth Bean (Lablab purpureus): attracts various pollinators
  • Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea): attracts pollinators

Perennial vines that freeze to the ground in winter
These vines freeze to the ground in winter. Cut them back and they grow from the roots in spring)

  • Giant Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia gigantea): larval food for the pipevine swallowtail butterfly
  • Passion Vine (Passiflora incarnata): many butterflies nectar on the summer to fall flowers; the leaves are larval food for the Gulf fritillary butterfly
  • Coral vine (Antigonon leptopus): bright pink later summer to fall flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators

Perennial vines that are deciduous, but sprout spring leaves on existing trunks
These vines lose their leaves in winter but maintain their structure. They will re-sprout from existing stems and trunks.

  • Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) ‘Madame Galen’: attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators
  • Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) ‘Star Showers’ (groundcover or vine for shade)
  • Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda‘Texas Purple’)


  • Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens): native winter bloomer to attract early pollinators
  • Cross Vine (Bignonia capreolata ‘Tangerine Beauty’): native early spring bloom to attract pollinators and humminbirds
  • Fig Ivy (Ficus pumila): good for shady spots
  • Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides): spring to late spring bloomer; very fragrant and very attractive to bees and other pollinators