Butterfly Vine

By Clinton & Charles Robertson from RAF Lakenheath, UK & San Marcos, TX, USA & UK [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons | 9 of the Best Flowering Vines for Shade | When I needed to hide my neighbor's shed from view in my shady garden, I had a tough time finding flowering vines for shade that were non-invasive. This list of perennial shade vines has some really pretty plants that won't take over your yard.

Butterfly vine by Clinton & Charles Robertson from RAF Lakenheath, UK & San Marcos, TX, USA & UK [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Zones: 8 to 10

The butterfly vine is a fast growing climber that will grow in part shade and produces yellow flowers from spring to frost.

It gets its common name from the papery seed pods that are shaped like butterflies.

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Although it is perennial only in the warmest zones of North America, it grows fast enough that it can be used as an annual vine further North.

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