Plant List

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Climbers

Albizia julibrissin
Small spreading, graceful tree with pink flower heads in late summer to early autumn. Hardiest species.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ampelopsis aconitifolia
Handsome climbing vine with decorative cut leaves, will cover a pergola with ease. Orange berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ampelopsis brevipedunculata
A luxuriant, large climber with heart - shaped leaves up to 6ins wide. Deep blue, small fruits appear after a hot summer. Attaches by means of curling tendrils.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ampelopsis brevipendunculata 'Elegans'
A smaller variety of this climbing vine with leaves which are mottled white and tinged pink. Large white flowers, profusely borne.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Aristolochia macrophylla
A vigorous climber with attractive large heart - shaped leaves. Siphon shaped yellow - green flowers with purple flared mouths appear in June. For walls, fences or tree stumps.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Campsis radicans
A tall vine which climbs by tendrils but needs to be tied in initially. Large orange trumpet shaped flowers in late summer and early autumn. Needs a sheltered site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Campsis radicans 'Flava'
A tall, strong - growing vine which climbs by use of tendrils but should be supported when young. Brilliant scarlet - orange, trumpet - shaped flowers from Aug - Sept.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Campsis tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'
A tall, slow growing, climber with lovely pinnate leaves and trumpet - shaped, yellow flowers during August and September.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Celastrus orbiculatus
A vigorous climber whose butter yellow leaves in autumn are accompanied by golden seed heads that split to reveal bright red berries.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Celastrus scandens
A vigorous climbing plant with starry greenish - yellow flowers in June and July. Brilliantly coloured fruits in autumn reveal scarlet seeds lasting well into winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'Aromatica'
Scrambling climber with narrow purple petals and distinctive bosses of yellow anthers. Flowers from July to September. Fragrant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'Etoile Violette'
Vigorous climber with large purple flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. Easily deserves it’s a.G.M.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'Henryi'
An A.G.M. holder with large white flowers with chocolate brown anthers flowering from mid-summer to mid-autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'Nelly Moser'
Well loved clematis whose large pale mauve flowers with a deep central bar open in late spring and early summer. Prefers shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'
Large crimson flowers in profusion all summer and into early autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis 'The President'
Large, rich purple flowers from late spring to autumn make this a well deserved A.G.M. recipient.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis armandii
Evergreen climber with fragrant white flowers in very early spring. Slightly tender so grow against a warm wall.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis carmanni 'Joe'
Masses of small, creamy white flowers with prominent stamens in early spring. A dwarf form that makes a neat mound.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles'
Evergreen climber with ferny foliage and creamy, bell shaped flowers with distinctive brick red freckles. In mild winters will begin flowering in late December and continue into March.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis Jackmanii
Well known and well loved clematis with large purple flowers through mid and late summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis Jackmanii Superba
Truly superb jackmanii, large purple flowers with a velvety sheen. Flowers through mid and late summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis montana 'Broughton Star'
Spring flowering clematis with fabulous semi-double flowers in rose pink.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'
A vigorous spring flowering clematis with vanilla scented soft pink flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis montana 'Tetrarose'
Vigorous climber with rosy mauve flowers setting off gold stamens. Spring flowering.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis montana rubens
Vigorous clematis with bronze foliage and pale pink flowers in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis tangutica
Small bright yellow lantern-like flowers in late summer followed with attractive seed heads.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Clematis vitalba
Native clematis with insignificant white flowers followed by fluffy seed-heads.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fallopia baldschuanica
A very hardy and vigorous climber, nicknamed 'Mile a Minute'. Good for covering unsightly objects. Creamy white flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera 'Jesters Gold'
Deeply lobed ivy, richly variegated with gold.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera algeriensis 'Gloire de Marengo'
Evergreen, self-clinging climber with large glossy, green leaves with silver variegation. Prefers a more sheltered situation away from the coldest winds in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera colchica
A handsome, strong growing species with large leaves. Foliage is dark green, thick and leathery. Ideal for planting in dry shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart'
Large leaves boldly marked with an irregular central splash of yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera colchica dentata 'Variegata'
The large attractive leaves are bright green shading to grey, conspicuously margined creamy yellow. Prefers a more sheltered situation away from the coldest winter winds.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix
Vigorous evergreen ivy with five-lobed dark green leaves. Good ground cover.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix ' Glacier'
A very popular form for climbing or ground cover, in shade. Leaves small, silvery - grey with a narrow white margin.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Arborescens'
A shrubby form with green leaves, that makes a broad mound. Ideal for dry shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Baltica'
Rampant ivy with dark glossy leaves with prominent white veins.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Buttercup'
One of the best of the golden ivies. Slower growing with small, bright yellow, leaves becoming greener with age.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Erecta'
A slow growing form with stiffly, erect shoots. Leaves are dark green and arrow-shaped. Excellent plant for putting by a rock or tree stump.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Eva'
A small form of ivy with leaves of green with a broad creamy - white margin.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Gold Heart'
Always a favourite with splashes of bright gold on the small green leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Goldchild'
Very attractive with small, green leaves, conspicuously edged in gold.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Green Ripple'
An understated ivy with small, wavy edged, green leaves. Excellent as a background, ground cover plant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Ivalace'
A compact plant with bright green, shallowly five - lobed leaves, stiffly curled at the margins.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Little Diamond'
A dwarf, bushy plant of dense growth. Leaves diamond -shaped, green mottled grey with a creamy - white margin.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera helix 'Pin Oak'
Deeply lobed form of common ivy, very attractive.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Hedera hibernica
A distinct form with large, dark green leaves. Excellent ground or wall cover especially in the wild life garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Humulus lupulus
A vigorous climber, the flowers of which are traditionally used to flavour beer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Humulus lupulus 'Aurea'
A vigorous, golden leaved form which with soft yellow leaves. Useful to add interest to dark red foliage plants in summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera 'Gold Flame'
A vigorous honeysuckle with striking orange and crimson flowers in July to September.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera americana
Magnificent, vigorous scented climber. Very free flowering with a spectacular display of long, white - yellow - tinged purple, flowers during June and July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet'
Vigorous climber with clusters of hot orange - red flowers from July to October.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera japonica 'Aureoreticulata'
A vigorous, semi - evergreen, twining climber with bright green leaves veined with golden yellow. Small yellow, scented flowers in June and July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'
Vigorous, semi-evergreen, twining climber. Fragrant white flowers turn yellow from June to October. A popular and easy plant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera japonica 'Henryi'
An evergreen, vigorous climber with long, lanceolate leaves. It produces small, yellow flowers, stained red, during June and July.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera japonica 'Horwood Gem'
Vigorous, semi-evergreen, twining climber whose young leaves are handsomely speckled with cream before turning green with maturity. Highly fragrant creamy yellow flowers in summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera japonica repens
A distinct variety, the leaves and shoots flushed purple. Flowers flushed purple on the outside, paler within.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera periclymenum
The common honeysuckle of our hedgerows. A vigorous species with very fragrant flowers, of creams, yellows and pinks.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera periclymenum 'Belgica'
A vigorous, twining climber which will grow in sun or shade. Fragrant, yellow and pale orange flowers in May and June.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'
Lovely, fragrant honeysuckle with flowers of white and yellow, borne over a long period.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera pericylmenum 'Serotina'
A vigorous twining climber, which grows in sun or shade. Rich, reddish - purple, fragrant flowers from July to October.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Lonicera tellmanniana
A vigorous twining climber which will grow in sun or shade. Long, rich coppery - yellow flowers, flushed red in bud, are produced in large clusters June to July. A popular and easy plant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Parthenocissus henryana
Wall - hugging creeper with dark, velvety - green leaves with 3-5 lobes and veins picked out in silver. Superb, vivid, red in autumn. Best on north or east wall.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Parthenocissus quinquefolia
A good plant for covering an unsightly object quickly. Autumn colour of a superb, rich scarlet. Suitable for any aspect, but best colour on a sunnier site. Not always self clinging.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
Leaves tinged purple when young. Rich crimson and scarlet colouring in autumn. A vigorous grower which is self clinging.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Passiflora caerulea
Well known semi- evergreen climber with large creamy flowers and striking, electric blue coronas. The number of stigmas, anthers and petals are connected to Christ's passion - hence the name.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Alberic Barbier'
Rambler rose which will thrive in difficult situations. Flowers in late June and July with lightly scented, double, creamy white blooms.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Albertine'
Vigorous rambling rose ideal for growing on sunny walls or through old trees. Very fragrant, double, salmon pink flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Felicite et Perpetue'
Vigorous semi-evergreen rambler ideal for scrambling through trees. Profuse flowering with double white, scented blooms.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Gloire de Dijon'
A repeat flowering climbing rose . The large buff yellow flowers are sweetly scented.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carriere'
A quick growing climber able to thrive on north facing walls. The fragrant white, flushed pink flowers appear throughout summer and autumn

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'
A beautiful vigorous climber whose blush pink flowers have a musky perfume.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Phyllis Bide'
A delightful little rambler which, unlike most of its kind, repeat flowers all summer and autumn. Masses of small, pink flushed yellow roses that fade to cream. Under three metres in height.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Rambling Rector'
Vigorous rambling rose ideal for covering buildings and growing into trees even those with a north facing aspect. Scented creamy white flowers throughout the summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'The New Dawn'
A repeat flowering rambling rose. Large numbers of small, semi double, peachy-pink flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa 'Zepherine Drouhin'
A reliable climbing rose, particularly useful for a north facing aspect and for areas where a thorn less rose is required. Repeat flowering, double pink blooms.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'
Vigorous climbing rose with slightly fragrant double yellow flowers. Needs a sheltered position to thrive.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa canina
Native rose used mainly in hedgerows. Delicate white or pink flowers are followed by red hips.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate'
Rampant rambler which will quickly cover large trees or buildings. In July the plant is covered in small, scented white blooms followed by deep amber-red hips.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Schizophragma hydrangeoides
A superb large climber with large cream flowers in July. Self supporting but slow to start. Any aspect including north facing.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'
A good evergreen climber with purple, star shaped flowers all summer. Flowers are similar to potato flowers, from whence it gets its common name, but much prettier.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Solanum jasminoides 'Album'
Semi-evergreen, fast growing climber. White flowers with yellow beak July to September. Best in a sheltered spot.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Solanum variegata
Spectacular climbing plant for a sunny, sheltered position. Flowers white with a yellow centre and yellow variegated leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sollya heterophylla
A beautiful plant with slender stems of medium size. Delicate, bell - shaped, sky-blue flowers, during summer-autumn. Needs a sheltered sunny site.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Trachelospermum asiaticum
A very beautiful species, when grown on a wall, presenting a dense leafy cover up to 6m high or more and as much across. Leaves oval, dark green, fragrant flowers, creamy - white with buff - yellow centre changing to yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Trachelospermum jasminoides
A slightly tender evergreen climber whose dark green leaves turn bronze in winter. White star like very scented flowers all summer and into the autumn. Needs a warm wall or conservatory.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Vitis 'Black Hamburg'
Large bunches of blue - black grapes which are very juicy and sweet, mid to late season. Needs a cool greenhouse.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Vitis brant
Popular, hardy, fruiting vine. Dark purple - black, bloomy, sweet grapes are produced late summer. Attractive leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Vitis coignetiae
Spectacular, ornamental vine with huge shield - shaped leaves which turn orange - scarlet in autumn. Excellent plant to grow into a tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Vitis vinifera 'Purpurea'
Leaves emerge green, then claret - red, later deep vinous purple. Beautiful with grey or silver foliaged shrubs.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria floribunda
A beautiful climber with attractive leaves and fragrant blue - purple flowers in long trusses May and June. Velvety seed pods. The stems twine in a clockwise direction.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria floribunda 'Alba'
A lovely climber, up to 4m or more, with white, tinted lilac, fragrant flowers, in long racemes. Stems twine in a clockwise direction.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria floribunda 'Macrobotrys'
Magnificent climber with long lilac - blue racemes of scented flowers, up to l metre long, during May and June.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria floribunda 'Rosea'
A lovely large climber with pale rose, scented flowers, tipped purple in long racemes.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria floribunda 'Violacea Plena'
A beautiful form with semi - double, violet flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria Sinensis
Perhaps the most popular and traditional form. Scented, lilac - purple flowers on bare stems in May. Stems twine in an anti-clockwise direction.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Wisteria sinensis 'Alba'
Very large, noble climber. Fragrant, white flowers in racemes in late spring before leaves appear. It often has a second flush of flowers later in the summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil