Vines With Red Flowers (10 Climbing Plants That Bloom In Red)


Vines will climb up arbors, pergolas, and trellises to provide shade and add style to your yard.  Some vining plants have red flowers for you to enjoy.

So, what are some vines with red flowers?  Vines with red flowers include: Cardinal Climber, Chilean Bellflower, Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’, Coral Honeysuckle, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Flame Lily, Lipstick Plant, Passion Flower, Rangoon Creeper, and Red Bauhinia.  Some of these plants have attractive foliage and can grow quite tall!

Of course, some of these vines prefer full sun, while others tolerate partial or full shade.

In this article, we’ll talk about 10 vines with red flowers.  We’ll also take a look at what they need for light, water, and other important growth factors.

Let’s begin.

10 Vines With Red Flowers

There are plenty of vines with red flowers, but here are 10 to start with:

  • Cardinal Climber
  • Chilean Bellflower
  • Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’
  • Coral Honeysuckle
  • Dwarf Red Jade Vine
  • Flame Lily
  • Lipstick Plant
  • Passion Flower
  • Rangoon Creeper
  • Red Bauhinia

Let’s begin with Cardinal Climber.

Cardinal Climber

Cardinal Climber (Ipomoea sloteri) is an annual vine that produces showy red flowers in summer or early fall.

Cardinal Climber
Cardinal Climber is an annual vine that produce showy red flowers. It can tolerate partial shade.

Cardinal Climber prefers moderate to wet moisture levels, but it can survive in dry soil.  It needs good drainage in a container.  Too much water will cause root rot and eventually kill the plant.

Cardinal Climber can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It can tolerate a range of acidic or alkaline soil (pH of 6.0 to 8.0).

Cardinal Climber is bred for use as an indoor plant, so its outdoor cold hardiness is unknown.

This plant grows to a height of 10 to 15 feet.

You can propagate Cardinal Climber by seeds.

You can learn more about Cardinal Climber from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Cardinal Climber from Eden Brothers.

Chilean Bellflower

Chilean Bellfower (Lapageria roseai) is an evergreen perennial vine that produces showy red flowers in summer, fall, or early winter.

Chilean Bellflower
Chilean Bellflower is an evergreen perennial vine that produces showy red flowers and can tolerate full shade.

Chilean Bellfower prefers moderate to wet moisture levels.

Chilean Bellfower can tolerate full shade or partial shade.  It prefers slightly acidic soil (pH of 6.1 to 6.5).

Chilean Bellfower cannot tolerate much cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 9a (as cold as 20 degrees Fahrenheit or –7 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 10 to 12 feet or more.

You can propagate Chilean Bellfower by layering or stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Chilean Bellfower from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Chilean Bellfower from Plant World Seeds.

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ is a perennial vine that produces showy red flowers in late spring, summer, or early fall.

Red Clematis
Clematis is a perennial vine that can produce showy red flowers and tolerates partial shade.

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers neutral to slightly alkaline soil (pH of 7.0 to 8.5).

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ can tolerate severe cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 4a (as cold as -30 degrees Fahrenheit or –34 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 to 8 feet.

You can propagate Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ by softwood cuttings.

You can learn more about Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’ from Spring Hill Nursery.

Coral Honeysuckle

Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) is a perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant small (1 to 2 inch) red flowers in late spring, summer, or early fall.

Coral Honeysuckle
Coral Honeysuckle is a perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant red flowers.

Coral Honeysuckle prefers moderate to dry moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Coral Honeysuckle can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers slightly acidic to slightly alkaline soil (pH of 6.1 to 7.8).

Coral Honeysuckle can tolerate severe cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 4a (as cold as -30 degrees Fahrenheit or –34 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 12 to 16 feet, with a width of 3 to 6 feet.

You can propagate Coral Honeysuckle by cuttings.

You can learn more about Coral Honeysuckle from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Coral Honeysuckle from Growing Wild Nursery.

Dwarf Red Jade Vine

Dwarf Red Jade Vine (Camptosema spectabile) is a perennial evergreen vine that produces showy small (1 to 2 inch) red or red-orange flowers in fall or winter.

Dwarf Red Jade Vine
Dwarf Red Jade Vine is a perennial evergreen vine that produces showy reddish-orange flowers.
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Dwarf Red Jade Vine prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Dwarf Red Jade Vine can tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It prefers acidic to neutral soil (pH of 5.6 to 7.3).

Dwarf Red Jade Vine cannot tolerate much cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 9b (as cold as 25 degrees Fahrenheit or –4 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 to 20 feet.

You can propagate Dwarf Red Jade Vine by stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Dwarf Red Jade Vine from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Dwarf Red Jade Vine from Kartuz Greenhouses.

Flame Lily

Flame Lily (Gloriosa) is a deciduous perennial vine that produces showy large (4 to 5 inch) red, pink, orange, and yellow flowers in summer or fall.

Gloriosa
Flame Lily is a deciduous perennial vine that produce large showy red, pink, orange, and yellow flowers.

Flame Lily prefers moderate moisture levels, although in nature it is adapted to heavy rainfall followed by drought when it becomes dormant.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Flame Lily needs full sun.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 5.8 to 6.5).

Flame Lily can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 8a (as cold as 10 degrees Fahrenheit or –12 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 feet or more.

You can propagate Flame Lily by tubers.

You can learn more about Flame Lily from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Flame Lily from Terra Ceia Farms.

Lipstick Plant

Lipstick Plant (Aeschyanthus radicans) is an evergreen perennial vine that produces showy small (1 to 2 inch) red flowers in summer or fall.

Lipstick Plant
Lipstick Plant is an evergreen perennial vine that produces small red and purple flowers and tolerates partial shade.
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Lipstick Plant prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Lipstick Plant prefers partial shade.  It can tolerate a range of acidic to alkaline soil (pH of 6.0 to 8.0).

Lipstick Plant cannot tolerate much cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 10b (as cold as 35 degrees Fahrenheit or 2 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 8 to 12 inches, with a width of 12 to 36 inches.

You can propagate Lipstick Plant by stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Lipstick Plant from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Lipstick Plant from Garden Goods Direct.

Passion Flower

Passion Flower (Passiflora  ‘Lady Margaret’) is a deciduous perennial vine that produces showy red flowers in spring, summer, or early fall.

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Passion Flower is a deciduous perennial vine that can produce red flowers.
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Passion Flower prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Passion Flower prefers full sun.  It can tolerate acidic to neutral soil (pH of 6.1 to 7.5).

Passion Flower can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 8b (as cold as 15 degrees Fahrenheit or -9 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 to 8 feet, with a width of 6 feet.

You can propagate Passion Flower by leaf cuttings or seeds.

You can learn more about Passion Flower from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Passion Flower from Almost Eden Plants.

Rangoon Creeper

Rangoon Creeper (Combretum indicum) is an evergreen perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant small (1 to 2 inch) red flowers in late spring, summer, or fall.

Rangoon Creeper
Rangoon Creeper is an evergreen perennial vine that produces showy and fragrant red flowers.

Rangoon Creeper prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Rangoon Creeper prefers full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade.  It prefers acidic soil (pH of 5.1 to 6.5).

Rangoon Creeper can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 8b (as cold as 15 degrees Fahrenheit or -9 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 40 feet, with a width of 10 to 20 feet.

You can propagate Rangoon Creeper by suckers, stem cuttings, or by stolons and runners.

You can learn more about Rangoon Creeper from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Rangoon Creeper from Almost Eden Plants.

Red Bauhinia

Red Bauhinia (Bauhinia galpinii) is a perennial vine that produces showy 2 to 3 inch red flowers in late spring, summer, or fall.

Red Bauhinia
Red Bauhinia is a perennial vine that produces red flowers and can tolerate partial shade.
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Red Bauhinia prefers moderate moisture levels.  Too much water will cause root rot and damage the plant.

Red Bauhinia prefers full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade.  It prefers acidic to neutral soil (pH of 6.1 to 7.3).

Red Bauhinia can tolerate some cold.  As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 9b (as cold as 25 degrees Fahrenheit or -4 degrees Celsius).

This plant grows to a height of 6 to 10 feet, with a width of 8 to 10 feet.

You can propagate Red Bauhinia by stem cuttings.

You can learn more about Red Bauhinia from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can find Red Bauhinia from Almost Eden Plants.

Conclusion

Now you know about 10 vines with red flowers and how to take care of them.  They might provide inspiration to help you to improve your landscape and provide more shade in your yard.

If you have shaded areas in your yard, you might also want to check out my article on flowering vines for shade.

You can also check out my article on flowering vines for sun to get some ideas for what to plant on the sunny side of your yard.

You might also be interested in reading my article on plants with big flowers.

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~Jonathon

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