Ideal for shade: a selection of climbing plants for the garden
Every garden or yard has shaded areas where most plants do not take root. Owners are looking for different ways to help fill and decorate an empty area.
OBOZREVATEL has compiled a selection of climbing plants that love shade and are not whimsical to grow. If you have already given up hope that you can plant something in a shady place, don't worry, you can solve the problem by choosing a plant from the list.
Large white flowers will decorate your garden and fill it with a pleasant aroma. This plant grows along walls, fences, and other structures, and the flowers will help brighten up the shaded space.
A fast-growing, frost-resistant, climbing vine, it forms a mass of aerial roots, which allows it to climb up to 20 meters. Young seedlings should be covered with the onset of the first frost. Starting from the third year of vegetation, the vines recover from harsh winters on their own and bloom profusely.
Honeysuckle honeysuckle Graham Thomas
A tall, climbing shrub that can grow up to 5 meters in height thanks to a support, wall or fence. The flowers have an interesting ovoid shape, forming inflorescences up to 6 centimeters long. Honeysuckle vines are quite resistant to pests and diseases.
As the vine grows, it needs strong support and tying. It is important to remove old and damaged branches in time, and direct young ones along the support.
This is an evergreen vine that can reach 10 meters in height. The flowering time of white flowers in the shape of stars is March - April. The soil for planting should be fertile with low acidity. In spring and summer, the crop should be watered regularly.
It is enough to apply complex mineral fertilizers once a month in spring and summer, while in autumn and winter the plant does not need them. Jasmine does not need to be pruned every year.
This is a shrub that can reach 2 to 8 meters in height. The flowers are medium-sized, about 7-8 centimeters, and have a bright pink color. They bloom profusely in summer and fall. Roses can be used to decorate gazebos, arches, columns or fences.
Clematis Nelly Moser
An unusually beautiful plant with pale pink flowers and dark green foliage that braids around any support. The culture blooms from May until the beginning of frost. In early June, the vine blooms on the shoots of the previous year, and in the second half of summer, young shoots begin to bloom. The plant needs regular pruning.
All varieties of ivy are climbing plants that can be planted in the shade. They grow quickly and require minimal maintenance. In addition to dark green plants, there are also cream-colored or with yellow spots on the leaves.
Ivy is able to "hold on" to brick walls, pushing its roots into cracks and creating a thick coating. Do not forget to trim it regularly.
Chilean orange bellflower
This is a perennial frost-resistant plant, up to 40 cm high. The flowers are bright red and up to 3 centimeters in size. It blooms from June for 50 days. It is a frost-hardy plant that needs regular watering, but be careful not to water the soil, as this can lead to the death of the crop.
Silk tassel bush
The plant is also known as coastal tassel bush, coastal silk tassel or wavy tassel. The culture does not require special care and reaches 6-9 meters in height. The flowers are divided into two types - male and female. Male flowers are long and creamy yellow, turning gray over time as they dry. Female flowers are similar but shorter.
The plant may not survive winters with a lot of rain. Silk tassel care includes deep watering of newly planted bushes once every two weeks.
Known as winter jasmine, San Jose jasmine, or yellow jasmine, it is a deciduous climbing shrub that can reach a height of up to 3 meters. The flowers are small, 1-2 cm in diameter, bright yellow in color. Jasmine must be pruned after flowering so that new shoots can sprout.