A slender stemmed vine with large, deeply incised, glossy, dark green leaves turning to rich red and orange in autumn. Self clinging so easily trained against a wall or pergola or allowed to scramble up a tree. Prefers fertile soil in sun or light shade.
Vigorous woody climber; dark green foliage provides excellent contrast for the apricot -orangeflowers in mid to late summer. Grow in a sheltered and sunny position. Potentially large; prune in mid to late spring.
Vigorous deciduous climber that will enjoy an sheltered and sunny position. Produces masses of bright orange-red flowers over an extended season. Prune back in spring to control growth if desired. Fully hardy in a sheltered spot. Final height: up to 10m
Late flowering climber, blooming on new growth from June to September. Outstandingly elegant in bloom, the outside of flowers rich purple-pink, contrasting with white margins, tips and inside. Prune hard to about 20cm height in early spring and top dress with a general purpose fertiliser. Fully hardy.
This evergreen climber is vigorous with large, broad, five-lobed dark green leaves to 12cm in width. Small greenish umbels of flowers produce black berries in early winter. H: 10m. Well drained soil in partial shade preferred.
Deciduous climber for a sheltered spot, although it is fully hardy. Exquisitely fragrant cream-coloured flowers in summer, so plant near the house or a seating area to enjoy this wondeful plant to the full. Prune after flowering to control size and to encourage fresh shoots. . H: 2-3m
Evergreen climbing honeysuckle. Robust and rmoderately vigorous plant that will tolerate a certain amount of shade. Very useful for creating screens over trellis and so on. Bears red and cream flowers in summer. Cut back hard in spring if erquired. Fully hardy. H: up to 3-4m
Slow-growing evergreen climber, closly related to the climbing hydrangeaas. Large, leathery dark green leaves and large panicles of cream-white flowers in late summer. Prefers cool conditions. Native to India and China. Fully hardy. H: 5-6m