Clematis armandii- evergreen clemantis -for the arbor; blooms March thru June- fragrant flowers, smell like honey. Clematis armandii makes a great coverage vine as it will eventually reach 20 feet in height and spread to 10 feet.
Akebia longeracemosa A collection from N. This makes a vigorous twining climber with semi-evergreen leaves composed of 5 slim leaflets. The scented blackish-maroon flowers are borne in pendulous racemes to long in spring.
Tips on growing effortless vines (five varieties included) Clematis is gorgeous, we had some at the house we grew up in Hunter and it looked amazing every year. Im going to try to get some growing I'm my back yard.
If I had to do an ugly chain link fence. Confederate Jasmine is an evergreen flowering vine, drought tolerant once established. It does not clump at the top, so would be ideal for covering a chain link fence year round.