Humulus lupulus Willamette (Hops)

The perfect plant to grow when looking for cover- this fast-growing vine is well-suited for use as screening, whether on an arbor, trellis, post, or fence. The dark green, deeply lobed foliage and large, fragrant, conical flowers provide a pleasant aroma and backyard interest, and is used in beer-making. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms late summer
15-20 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Disease resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

White urn-shaped flowers followed by blue berries grow on glossy green foliage that fades to red as the weather goes cold. Spreading habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 3-8 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This compact deciduous shrub features gray-green leaves and small slightly fragrant flowers that give way to large, firm, dark blue berries. The berries are similar in taste to wild blueberries, and can be used in jams, pies, juices, or eaten directly off the plant. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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