Trumpet Vine. A fast growing and vigorous climber that supports itself with aerial roots. The showy trumpet flowers are a rich salmon red colour and appear from summer to autumn. Green foliage. Needs a warm sheltered spot to really shine. Deciduous.
Colour: Pink / Red Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 4m
Amur Ornamental Grape. This tendril climbing vine has deep glossy green lobed leaves in summer that put on a vivid display of fiery red and orange tones before leaf fall. Small inconspicuous summer flowers are followed by ornamental fruit. Vigorous and hardy, easy to grow. Deciduous.
Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber
This ornamental Grape from Japan has broad, lobed foliage which is glossy and green with a rust under felt. In autumn a spectacular change takes place and the leaves become a riot of amber, orange, scarlet, crimson and purple. The insignificant summer flowers are followed by inedible small fruit. Deciduous.
This climber will support itself with tendrils that will cling to most surfaces. It is vigorous and will cover a large area quite quickly so give it some space to show how lovely it can be. Likes a hot summer, good drainage and soil that is not too heavy.
Colour: Green Habit: Rambling Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber
Climber. A highly ornamental Grape with deeply lobed leaves of grey green that turn to deep purple tones in the autumn. The insignificant flowers produce small black bitter tasting fruit. This stunning foliage climber likes the sun and good drainage. Any pruning should be done in winter. Deciduous.
Habit: Climber Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 2.5m
This is a very rare, self-clinging, climbing Hydrangea that hails from Mexico. The evergreen leaves are large, serrated and dark green. The flat white flower heads open from large buds and appear en masse in summer. Protect from harsh frost. Evergreen.
An interesting plant that can be used to cover an unsightly wall or fence, perhaps use it to cover a water tank if you live rural. Like me the plant may droop a little in our harsh afternoon sun but as long as it is well watered it will recover as the day cools. Perhaps happiest in a morning sun only position.
Colour: Cream Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climbing
Fabulously fragrant, large, tubular, white flowers, ageing to yellow amidst oval, mid-green leaves. Nothing beats their sweet honeyed fragrance on a warm summer breeze. This vigorous, climber will soon cover a boundary wall or fence in a sunny site. Later flowering than many varieties of honeysuckle it's ideal for a cottage or wildlife garden. Deciduous.
Colour: White Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m
Boston Ivy. If you want to cover up something unsightly in a hurry then this is the climber for you. The suction cups at the end of each tendril cling tenaciously to most surfaces. Tough, hardy and oh so beautiful in autumn when the bronze-green leaves turn shades of fiery red. Deciduous.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber
Silver Vein Creeper. If you've got something ugly to cover or you simply want a wall of foliage then this is the plant for you. Large lobed leaves of olive green veined with silver threads. Rich red tones in autumn. Prefer a sunny spot in humus rich soil. Tendril climber. Deciduous.
Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 8m
Boston Ivy - A vigorous climber that will self cling to practically anything by way of creeping tendrils with tiny disc-shaped suckers. The three lobed green foliage turns to spectacular shades of red and purple in autumn. Vigorous and hardy. Deciduous.
Habit: Climbing Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x spreads
Chinese Wisteria. A NZ selection of the popular graceful Chinese Wisteria. 30cm long racemes of dark mauve blossom appear before the foliage in early spring. The heady fragrance will delight as it wafts through the garden. Make sure you give this vigorous climber a strong framework and room to grow. Deciduous.
Colour: Mauve Habit: Climber Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Climber