Hops (Humulus lupulus) Zones 4-8. Best known as a key beer ingredient, the hop vine brings good taste to a garden, too. 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. Country Living
Hops: good in low water herb gardens; grows wild by the streams, and smells nice
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Anderson Valley hops
Grow hops along a trellis. They are a beautiful, fragrant vine AND we can use them for our homebrewing!