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In this impressive range of plants and seeds you'll find all manner of climbers from old favourites to more unusual varieties. They're perfect for covering walls, fences and sheds and many of them will fill your garden with a delightful scent.
Clematis forrestii, Old Man's BeardOriginating from Nepal and parts of China, this rare and unusual clematis has a fascinating growth habit. Clematis napaulensis is cloaked in lush green foliage from autumn to early summer, before shedding its leaves in summer when most plants are in full growth. It’s bell-shaped, winter blooms release a delicate perfume that hangs on the cool December air,that form interesting seed heads as spring approaches. This extraordinary, low maintenance Clematis needs little pruning, making it ideal for brightening the dull winter months. Grow it in a sheltered position through another deciduous climber to hide its bare stems in summer. Height: 3m (9') or more, depending on growing conditions and maturity. Spread: 1.5m (5'). Pruning group: 1. Supplied in 7cm pots.
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Hedera hibernica (Large Plant)
Ivy is an evergreen climber which is fast-growing and easy to care for. Hedera hibernica is also known as the Atlantic Ivy, and has glossy, dark green leaves, up to 12cm (5”) in width.
Ivy plants are quick-growing, and suitable for many different parts of the garden, whether in sun or shade, heavy or light soil. Plants are self-clinging, climbs by means of aerial roots. Small clusters of yellowy flowers appear during the summer, and are followed by black berries. Height and spread: up to 10m (32').More info
Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Large Plant)
Hedera helix 'Oro di Bogliasco', Ivy
This decorative evergreen Ivy is a fast-growing climber with impressive, golden-yellow and green, painted leaves. A very useful climbing plant, which can provide a dense wall-covering in a sunny or shaded position.
The vivid colourings of this climbing plant are especially useful in dark, shady corners. Hedera 'Goldheart' is a quick-growing climber which can cover fences and walls or be grown through large trees. The bright foliage of this Ivy is accompanied by shiny black fruit each autumn.
Ivy is the perfect climber for brightening up a shady corner of the garden or patio, although be aware of the final dimensions of the plant. Height and spread: Up to 8m (25').More info
Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific' (Large Plant)
Wisteria chinensis, Chinese wisteria
Beautiful, scented pendants of lilac-blue flowers drape from the branches of this special cottage garden climber, filling the air with a sweet perfume. Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific' is well named for its free-flowering habit, producing masses of lilac-mauve flowers which the bees love!
Wisteria sinensis is a little less vigorous than other wisteria species, reaching a mature height of 8m (26'). The prolific flowering habit makes Wisteria the ideal specimen plant for training onto sunny walls. Height and Spread: 8m (26').More info
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