Zephirine Drouhin Rose This is one of the best climbing plants that you can invest in. It’s also thornless, which is always a plus. This rose doesn’t need much sunlight, either, so you can put it in the shade and it will still blossom.
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.