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veeneck
Los Angeles, CA
(Zone 10a)

April 5, 2013
3:34 PM

Post #9472987

Greetings,

I have a very large space with a chain link fence that really needs a vine to cover it up. The spot is under a canopy of trees. Parts are in the shade about 75% of the time. A few other parts get a bit more sun, maybe six hours at the most, but in no case is there full sun. I am in zone 10a. Would appreciate any suggestions. Of course I'd love to have something that would grow rapidly and have nice flowers. I don't want ivy, by the way. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

April 6, 2013
10:09 AM

Post #9473684

Hi veeneck...here are some suggestions for you.

http://voices.yahoo.com/clematis-flowering-vines-partial-shade-716387.html

these grow well in partial shade, even if listed as full sun

http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/2436/

this site is full of CA natives for dry shade, full shade and part shade. Some are vines, some shrubs that would cover your fence area.

http://www.laspilitas.com/garden/California_natives_for_part_shade.html

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