18 Wall Trellis Ideas for a Gorgeous Display of Flowering Vines

gray sided house with yellow door and trellis
Photo: Laurie Black

A wall-mount trellis is a simple and cost-effective way to add style to your outdoor space. Attach one to the side of your house, a fence, or another exterior wall to give climbing flowers and vines a place to grow. Draw inspiration from these wall-mount trellis ideas to take your garden to new heights.

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Decorative Wall-Mount Trellis

wooden trellis on side of house with pink flowers
Rob Cardillo

Use wall-mounted trellises to dress up a blank stretch of wall. With only two small windows for ornamentation, this stucco exterior looked plain and boring on its own. A series of wall-mount trellises bring flowering vines up the wall, adding color and interest to the home exterior.

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Custom Wall-Mount Trellis Ideas

trellis on white siding wall with flower vase
Kindra Clineff

Custom designs are a fun way to create a trellis that's distinctly yours. With an elongated shape and arched top, this wall-mount trellis doubles as a piece of exterior wall art. Climbing vines easily wrap around the frame, which forms a pretty backdrop for an urn planted with flowers.

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Wall-Mount Trellis Ideas for Small Yards

gray sided house with yellow door and trellis
Laurie Black

In a small yard, a wall-mount trellis provides a way to expand your garden vertically when you've run out of space to spread outward. Attach a trellis to your home's siding with screws and train plants like climbing roses to grow up and around the structure. This simple metal trellis design blends in well with the home's gray exterior for a streamlined look.

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Front Door Trellis

cottage with red door and vining trellis
Kindra Clineff

Boost curb appeal with a wall-mount trellis that surrounds your front door. This trellis attaches on either side of the entrance, making a red door stand out against lush foliage. Vines sweep up and over the door, adding to the cottage appeal of the cedar-shingled house.

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DIY Trellis Planter

Turn wood trellises into a stylish outdoor plant stand with this simple DIY project. You can build the trellises from scratch before attaching perches for plants or attach store-bought trellises to complete the project. Follow along to see how to make a trellis plant stand.

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Elegant Wall-Mount Trellis

ornate green trellis with vines and planter on wood fence
David McDonald

Large and exquisitely detailed, this ornate trellis is designed to stand as a formal architectural complement to a stately brick home. A large expanse of fencing calls for some visual relief, which the trellis provides. Flanked by climbing vines on one side and colorful blooms in front, the trellis is a perfect addition to the fence.

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Lattice Panel Trellises

white lattice panel trellis with vines and faux columns
Dency Kane

Lattice panels are an ideal starting point for many outdoor trellises. This trellis features sturdy lattice panels accented with faux columns and offers support for climbing vines, which stand out beautifully against the white screens. Covering the sides of two nearby buildings, the wall-mount trellises provide a connecting element.

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Heart-Shape Wall Trellis

heart-shaped trellis on unfinished cedar siding with landscaping
Mike Jensen

Wall-mount trellises come in a multitude of shapes, sizes, and designs. Unfinished cedar shingle siding on this garage provides a perfect backdrop for a heart-shape trellis. To prevent water damage, use spacers to provide a gap between the two structures.

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Simple Wall-Mount Trellis

vines on simple wall-mount trellis made from cedar and lattice panels
Marty Baldwin

A wall-mount trellis doesn't have to be huge to make an impact. Two inserts cut from a lattice panel on a cedar frame bring the elements of a larger trellis to this smaller wall-mount style. It adds a pretty accent to a cozy outdoor dining area.

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Repeating Wall Trellises

rectangular trellises on white home exterior with arbor and path
Ed Gohlich

Repetition can turn a simple structure into a striking design feature. Here, simple rectangular trellises are mounted in a commanding series that serves as a beautiful architectural feature. While each wall trellis is not particularly large or ornate, their strength in numbers creates a bold design for the blooming garden.

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Stylish Wall Trellis

water feature and white architectural trellis framework on brick façade
Bob Greenspan

With the right framework, a trellis will fit in any garden or outdoor living space around your home. Use your home's architectural style and features as inspiration for the trellis design. The clean white framework of this trellis stands out against the dark red brick that serves as a backdrop. The arched center surrounds a flowing water feature that adds to the serene appeal of the outdoor decor.

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Trellis Ideas with Repurposed Materials

blooming greenery on aged iron headboard turned into shabby chic trellis
Laurie Black

Trellises can be made of many different materials. Look around your home and search antique stores for simple ideas that would work for a wall-mount trellis. Here, an aged iron headboard supports blooming greenery against the side panels on the home. The small details at the top of the trellis add a charming vintage-style element.

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Window Frame Wall Trellis

vines on trellis made from old window frame with arched transom
Eric Roth

For a picturesque garden trellis, consider using an old window frame, like this one with an arched transom. Fitted with a cedar grid, the trellis easily supports a large climbing vine. The fun trellis adds a bit more character than the plant alone could offer. Set against the dark red brick, the trellis provides just the right amount of contrast.

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Vintage-Style Wall Trellis

rustic wire fencing trellis and painted wood casing with clematis
John Reed Forsman

Consider the style of your garden and outdoor decor when deciding which materials would work best for your trellis. Here, rustic wire fencing supports a clematis vine, lending a nostalgic air to the decor. The wall trellis is completed with a painted wood casing and rosette block that will age over time.

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Wall-Mount Trellis Window Frame

trellis wrapping around large window on white exterior
Susan Gilmore

Frame an exterior window for a unique wall-mount trellis idea. This trellis wraps around a large window, adding style to the wall and drawing attention to the glass. The decorative wood design stands out against the white-painted brick and will provide an elegant backdrop when the vines below begin to climb and bloom.

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Wall Trellis on Shed

white lattice trellis around espalier spanning front of building
Julie Maris Semarco

Wall-mount trellises can be as small as a picture frame or as large as the side of a building. This custom trellis spans the length of this shed. The latticework surrounds the focal point of a blooming espalier, which resembles the shape of a candelabrum. The white trellis stands out against the charcoal paint color and the greenery.

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Bamboo Wall Trellis

sections of bamboo trellis along fence above garden beds
Ed Gohlich

Spanning the length of the fence, this wall trellis features lengths of bamboo woven into an interlocking pattern. The lighter bamboo color stands out against the wooden fence and supports the climbing vines. The simple pattern is easy to create and makes a strong statement.

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Functional Wall Trellis

trio of trellises with vines and blue towels on patio
Jay Wilde

This trio of trellises combines outdoor style with modern function. One trellis serves as a drying rack for towels, while the other two structures support climbing vines. Together, the wall-mounted trellises liven up an otherwise bare wall.

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