10 Trellis Designs That Will Take Your Garden to New Heights

Turn a boring exterior space into a work of art with one of these head-turning trellises.

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Climbing + Dining

Brilliant green ivy creates a spectacular backdrop for patio dining at this classic, white home. The ivy grows from six terra cotta pots and reaches the top of the crisp garden wall by climbing a chic, diamond wire trellis.

Teasing Trellis

Lush ivy and climbing roses adorn the exterior of this privacy fence, teasing the passersby with a taste of the beauty behind its walls. The impressive fence features an undetectable wire trellis that showcases and supports the captivating climbing plants.

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Classic With Lattice

It doesn’t get more classic than the bright-white lattice fence and climbing greenery in this manicured backyard. This traditional trellis design provides the homeowners with desired poolside privacy and serves as a handsome support for climbing ivy and fragrant star jasmine blooms.

Contemporary Contrast

Make the trellis itself the star of your garden. This contemporary poolside patio features a striking, wood trellis that covers the entirety of the exterior poolhouse wall. The gray-washed wood pops against the ivory stucco, and the streamlined design creates a cool contrast to the natural, rambling vines that it supports.

Modern Lines

Modern materials mix with natural beauty in this striking, outdoor space. Vertical, wire trellises line the length of the custom steel wall. Emerald ivy climbs the wire structure to provide the otherwise minimalist outdoor design with a surge of fresh color and soft texture.

Warm Welcome

Vibrant, fuchsia blooms are abundant outside this elegant Mediterranean home. The overflowing blooms climb to the top of an inky, iron trellis secured to the stucco exterior. The punchy pink hue makes a dazzling first impression and we think the classic iron trellis would look equally as smashing with common climbing ivy.

Succulent Shower

A pair of living succulent walls take this sleek, outdoor shower to the next level. The twin walls flank the showerhead and are supported by a simple, wire grid trellis. Varied species of succulents provide the modern space with unmatched texture and a mix of exuberant, tropical hues.

Reach New Heights

The only word that comes to mind for this trellis design? Perfection. The tight-grid, wire structure attaches to the exterior of the home to support climbing Boston Ivy, and encourage a luxurious fullness that reaches across the entire wall.

Frame the View

Elegant ivy climbs a wire trellis to showcase the stately windows of this classic, colonial home. The manicured vines frame the facade, giving the home a formal and fresh appearance. Note: Maintaining climbing plants by regular trimming and providing a proper, trellis support structure is crucial in protecting the integrity of your home. Moisture from climbing plants improperly maintained can lead to rotten wood siding or weakened mortar for brick and stone exteriors.

Trendy Herringbone

This airy, white ranch home features a trendy, trellis twosome that is sure to catch the eyes of passersby. The geometric structures flank a beautiful bay window and provide support to sunny, climbing blooms. The herringbone design is easy to DIY at home, and the end results provide the home with killer, contemporary curb appeal. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

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