These evergreen climbers clothe walls, fences, pergolas and free-standing supports to bring a whole new dimension to the garden
This is a vigorous evergreen climber with purple divided leaves. From late winter-spring it bears panicles of rosy pink fragrant flowers which emerge from dark pink buds. It needs a warm sheltered position or can be grown as a houseplant or conservatory plant in colder areas. Best in sun or light shade.
An evergreen twining climber with bright green leaves. Clusters of orange flowerheads from late spring to winter. Height 2-5m. Flower colour orange. Evergreen. Half hardy.
Lobster Claw. An evergreen shrub with climbing stems and dark green leaves. bears lobster claw-like pin- red flowers in pendent racemes. Flowers from March to June.
White Lobster Claw'. This is a truly spectacular evergreen shrub. It has lovely apple green leaves which contrast so well with the beautiful pure white flowers. These are of unique appearance in curious distinctive clusters in late spring. It needs a warm sheltered spot but is well worth looking after.
Small evergreen shrub. Large orangey-scarlet tubular flowers in summer. Pretty leaves small and glossy. Best grown in a semi-shaded position. 3ltr deep pot
Muehlenbeckia complexa is a deciduous creeping shrub, or twining climber, which has greenish white flowers in the summer, followed by fleshy white fruit. This particular variety is useful for ground cover. Frost hardy.
A fast growing, evergreen woody climber with lovely white flowers in late winter-early summer.
A vigorous evergreen climber with trailing or twining reddish brown stems and glossy rich green leaves. Bright yellow flowers mainly in summer. Height 3-6m.Half hardy
An evergreen Honeysuckle with bronze new growth that turns green, and fragrant, trumpet shaped, coppery-yellow flowers that bloom throughout summer. 3ltr deep pot
Jasmine. A vigorous climber with deep green leavesand clusters of pink buds opening to very fragrant white flowers in spring to summer. 2ltr pot 80cms
Japanese Honeysuckle. A twining climber with dark green leaves and very fragrant white flowers ageing to yellow, followed by blue-black berries. (AGM)
L. henryi is a vigorous, evergreen climber with slender, ciliate, dark-green leaves and, in summer, whorls of two-lipped, red-flushed yellow flowers followed by purple-black berries in autumn. 3ltr