Climbers can give the garden an instant makeover. Covering bare walls and fences, trailing over trellises and pergolas to brightening up an unused corner of the garden, there’s nothing a climber can’t fix. Discover our top 6 climber plants to add a dose of colour to your garden.
Easy to grow and many to choose from, it’s easy to see why Clematis plants are one of the most popular climbers on the market. Plant in spring or early- to mid-autumn and transform a pergola or wall with a waterfall of colour.
Clematis ‘Winter Beauty’
Create a blanket of colour with this lush evergreen Clematis. Their white, bell-shaped droplet flowers bloom until February to bring a burst of colour to the winter garden.
An elegant summer climber. With a profusion of fragrant white star-shaped flowers, create a blanket of blossom when planted up trellis or along walls.
Clematis ‘Apple Blossom’
An abundance of baby pink buds with deep pink flushes, will open into baby pink flowers in spring. Enjoy their gorgeous almond scent by a doorway or seating area.
Clematis ‘Broughton Star’
A rich, romantic bloomer. This free-flowering Clematis boasts vibrant double flowers in the spring and you can enjoy their blooms all the way into the summertime.
RHS Chelsea ‘Plant of the Year’ 2016. This award-winning climber produces delightful pale yellow blooms and will add warmth to the summer garden. Perfect for covering over a trellis.
There are few places that ivy cannot grow. This beautiful climbing plant is perfect for bringing life to walls, fences or even hanging baskets.
A vigorous climber with glossy leaves and amazing autumn colour. This enchanting plant can be planted almost anywhere in the garden from sunny spots to shaded areas.
Few climbers can rival Jasmine’s beauty and fragrance. Despite vigorous growth habits, Jasmine plants are easy to grow in the garden and flowers from November to March.
Fragrant Star Jasmine
Need something to cover an unsightly wall or fence? Try the highly fragrant, white star-shaped blooms of Star Jasmine. A truly stunning addition to the summer garden.
Brighten up any wall with this cheery evergreen climber. Easy to grow and hardy, the vivid yellow flowers are also highly fragrant. We recommend planting as a feature on a prominent wall or trailing over a garden fence.
Looking for a spectacular, fast growing climber? Try the beautiful vines of Wisteria. Easy to establish and versatile, these plants are known for their traffic stopping colours and high performance.
Wisteria ‘Black Dragon’
One of the most spectacular of all the climbers. With fragrant, violet blue pendular flowers, this early summer beauty is a delight when trained around trees or over bare walls.
An RHS Garden Merit winner. ‘Multijuga’ is one of the most desirable varieties of Wisteria on the market today. Their fragrant lilac flowers bloom from summer into the autumn.
Bright and beautiful. Honeysuckle are an easy to grow, effective climber that makes a great addition to any landscape.
Honeysuckle ‘Gold Flame’
Enjoy the masses of colourful tubular cartwheel-shaped red and orange flowers are produced from June through to September. This vigorous grower that can quickly cover a wall or fence.
Honeysuckle ‘American Beauty’
A cottage-style Honeysuckle. With strikingly beautiful peach and summer pink flowers, this beauty will make a wonderful feature plant in the sunshine.
Climbing Roses are truly resilient plants. Vigorous and relatively easy to grow, plant a rose to add a touch of charm to the summer garden.
Rose ‘Zephirine Drouhin’
A free flowering, thornless Rose. Adorned with an abundance of fragrant, silvery pink blooms, this climber is perfect for covering the wall of a house or gracing a trellis, arch or pergola.
Rose ‘Golden Showers’
Add some sunshine to the summer garden with these bright yellow blooms. Easy to grow and versatile, there is nothing more beautiful than a climbing colourful rose decorating the wall of a house.