Hops (Humulus lupulus) Zones In mid to late summer, its large leaves are joined by chartreuse cones (borne only on female plants) that deliver as much drama as any flower. Plus, this baby can climb 12 inches per day, topping out at around 25 feet.
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.