Perfect for shade: a selection of climbing plants for the garden
Every garden or yard has shaded areas where most plants don't take root. The owners are looking for different ways to help fill and decorate the empty plot.
OBOZREVATEL has compiled a selection of climbing plants that love the shade and are not demanding in cultivation. If you've already dropped your hands and stopped hoping to plant a shaded spot, then don't worry, you can solve the problem by choosing a plant from the list.
Large white flowers will beautify your garden and fill it with a pleasant fragrance. This plant can be planted along walls, fences and other buildings, and the flowers will help light up shaded spaces.
Fast-growing, frost-resistant, curly liana, 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, vines independently recover from harsh winters and bloom profusely.
Lonicera periclymenum Graham Thomas
A tall, climbing shrub capable of growing up to 5 meters in height thanks to supports, walls or fences. Flowers have an interesting egg-shaped form, forming inflorescences up to 6 centimeters. Honeysuckle vines are quite resistant against pests and diseases.
As the liana grows, a strong support and garter is necessary. It is important to remove old and damaged branches in time, and guide young branches along the support.
It is an evergreen liana that can reach 10 meters in height. The flowering time of the white star-shaped flowers is March to April. The soil for planting should be fertile with a weak acidity. In spring and summer, the culture should be watered regularly.
It is enough to introduce complex mineral fertilizers once a month in spring and summer, and in autumn and winter the plant does not need them. Jasmine does not need to be pruned every year.
It is a bush that can reach from 2 to 8 meters in height. The flowers are medium-sized, about 7-8 centimeters and are bright pink. Abundantly bloom in summer and autumn. Roses can be used to decorate arbors, arches, columns or fences.
Clematis Nelly Moser
An unusually beautiful plant with delicate pink flowers and dark green leaves that braids any support. The culture blooms from May until the beginning of frost. In early June, the liana blooms on the branches of the previous year, and in the second half of summer young branches begin to flower. The plant needs regular pruning.
All ivy varieties are climbing plants that can be planted in shade. They grow quickly and require minimal care. In addition to dark green plants, there are also cream-colored or yellow spots on the leaves.
Ivy is able to "cling" to brick walls, advancing its roots into cracks and creating a dense covering. Don't forget to trim it back regularly.
Chilean Orange Bellflower
It is a frost-resistant perennial plant up to 40 cm tall. The flowers are bright red and up to 3 centimeters in size. The culture blooms from June for 50 days. It is a hardy plant that requires regular watering, but be careful not to overwater the soil because this can lead to the death of the crop.
The plant is also known as coastal paintbrush bush, coastal silkbrush or wavy paintbrush. 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 blooms are long and creamy yellow, graying over time as they dry out. Female blooms are similar but shorter.
The plant may not survive a winter with a lot of rain. Silkbrush care includes deep watering of newly planted bushes every two weeks.
Earlier OBOZREVATEL published tricks of experienced gardeners, which will help to nourish petunia, so that it bloomed until frost.