As well as providing a background for plants in the borders, these climbers bring us fragrance too.
Dregea sinensis. Deciduous climber from China with highly scented white Hoya-like flowers in the summer. It has pale green leaves which are slightly felted underneath. Best grown on a warm wall. 3ltr pot
A superb new variety. Delicate very fragrant flowers that are the deliciously rich colour of clotted cream. Clotted cream direct from Cornwall without the calories! 2-3 ltr
Jasmine. A strong, hardy, deciduous climber producing clusters of sweetly-scented white flowers during summer and winter.
A semi-evergreen climber. Attractive dark green leaves above blue-green beneath, purple tinged in winter. Spicely fragrant racemes of chocolate-purple flowers, followed by fruit.
Climber with wavy, lance-shaped leaves, felted beneath. Bell-shaped, fragrant, white or pale pink flowers. Flowers for most of the summer semi-evergreen. Min temp -5C. Sheltered Site.
This a lovely evergreen twining climber. It has grey green velvety leaves with white edging. The flowers are in dangling clusters of small white stars with pink centres. These bloom in early-mid summer. Needs a sheltered warm sunny wall or conservatory. Best in well drained soil. Related to the Hoya.
This is truly magnificent! The flower racemes, in early summer, have more than 150 flowers on each one! These are lavender blue and sweetly scented. This upright branching form is best grown in moist well drained soil in full sun/part shade.
Japanese Wisteria. Beautiful, deciduous climber with lush green foliage and long, trailing racemes of scented white flowers in early summer. A popular plant for training along wires or up trellis against a sunny house wall or fence
Japanese Wisteria. A twining climber with pendent clusters of fragrant, Double lilac-purple flowers in early summer. Height 9m. Flower colour Lilac, Purple. Flowers from June to July. Deciduous.
Japanese Wisteria. A twining climber with pendent clusters of fragrant, lilac-blue pea-like flowers in early summer. Racemes can reach up to a metre in length. Flowers from June to July. 3ltd deep pot
This is a deservedly popular deciduous climber. It is so long lived and this grafted plant should flower in it's first year or two of planting. The flowers are abundant in long racemes and are violet-blue and pendulous. Happy in full sun/part shade in most soils. Won't upset house foundations. Easy! 15cm pot
A twining evergreen climber with glossy dark green leaves that turn bronze-red in winter. Pure white fragrant flowres are produced from mid-late summer. Frost hardy. 3ltr