Climbers for Clay Soil

The following list shows some examples of the hardy and non-hardy climbing plants that can tolerate clay soils:


  • Aristolochia durior (Dutchman's pipe)
  • Campsis
  • Celastrus scandens (American bittersweet)
  • Clematis (most)
  • Euonymus fortunei 'Silver Queen' (Euonymus)
  • Hedera (Ivy)
  • Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' (Golden hop)
  • Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris (Climbing hydrangea)
  • Lathyrus latifolius (Everlasting pea)
  • Lonicera (Honeysuckle)
  • Parthenocissus (Virginia creeper)
  • Passiflora (Passion flower)
  • Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine)
  • Wisteria


  • Distictis