perennial vines, such as wisteria or grape, are well suited
to give shade when grown over an arbor. Others, such as Boston
ivy and English ivy grow well up walls or around doorways.
Still others, such as the Virginia creeper, make wonderful
maintenance-free ground covers.
vines to climb, they will need the proper amount of support.
The amount of support needed depends on the species of perennial
vine that is being used, as well as the vines means of climbing.
Perennial vines will climb using three distinct methods, varying
by species. Some perennial vines attach small, root-like holdfasts
to the wall for support. These are sometimes tendrils, which
wrap around a post.