Climbing Plants

Create a backdrop of flowers and foliage by dressing walls and fences with beautiful climbers.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
  • ivy climbs via aerial roots and attaches to wall

    Ivy climbs via aerial roots.

  • virginia creeper grips with adhesive pads

    Virginia creeper grips with adhesive pads.

  • roses hook their thorns onto supports

    Roses hook their thorns onto supports.

  • passion flower tendrils grasp whatever is in reach

    Passion flower tendrils grasp whatever is in reach.

  • boston ivy develops bright red foliage in fall

    Boston ivy

  • virginia creeper develops bright red foliage in fa

    Virginia creeper

  • lowii vine develops bright red foliage in fall

    'Lowii' Boston ivy

  • late dutch honeysuckle puts on showy display

    Late Dutch honeysuckle

  • chilean glory flower puts on showy display

    Chilean glory flower

  • chocolate vine puts on showy display

    Chocolate vine

  • aureus golden hop puts on showy display

    'Aureus' golden hop

  • morning glory puts on showy display

    Morning glory

  • rhodochiton puts on showy display

    Purple bell vine

  • flame nasturtium puts on showy display

    Flame nasturtium

  • star jasmine puts on showy display

    Star jasmine, Trachelospermum jasminoides

  • chilean potato tree puts on showy display

    Chilean potato tree, Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'

  • rosa compassion puts on showy display

    Rosa 'Compassion'

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

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