Native to: southern and western Europe
Hardy in Zones: 3
Light: full sun (blooming
diminished in partial sun)
Notes: Well-drained soil is a must. Shear back by 1/3rd after flowering. Will often rebloom in the fall. Generally left alone by deer and rabbits. Drought tolerant once established.
Native to: southeast US to Central America
Hardy in Zones: 7-10
Light: full or partial sun
Notes: Evergreen vine reaching 12 to 20 feet. Fragrant yellow blooms emerge in late winter. Adapts to any well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant.
Native to: China, Japan
Hardy in Zones: 7-9
Light: morning sun or dappled shade; midday & afternoon shade required in summer
Notes: Prized for extremely fragrant flowers. Evergreen foliage. Neutral, well-drained soil required. Keep roots cool in summer with mulch & occasional water during dry spells. Deer resistant.