The crossvine just looks amazing this Spring. It has managed to wrap itself around either side of the housing eves, which I keep in bounds by trimming, and is just loaded with blooms!
Just look at this:
It took it about 4 years to attain this size:
I really like the way it cascades down the corner of the house, softening the harsh brick edges:
You can see it up and behind the eve's necklace tree here:
and behind the redbud on the other side. The pink redbud blooms seem to pop out at you in from of the yellow-orangy crossvine flowers:
When I originally planted this vine, I thought it was the tangerine variety, but it turned out to be the native instead. I'm totally ok with that now, as the tangerine beauty one is so ubiquitous anymore. I don't see this native one around much at all.