Climbing Plants for Fragrance

Along with their colorful flowers and impressive height, these climbing plants are pleasantly fragrant.

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Just Jasmine

Jasmine is a late summer-flowering, hardy, twining jasmine, with variegated leaves edged in cream.

Super Scent

The powerfully scented flowers of the honeysuckle appear by late summer. Both flowers and berries are very popular with wildlife.

Cup of Gold

The cup of gold climber needs a warm spot. This vigorous evergreen has fragrant, trumpet-shaped, golden-yellow flowers.

Star Jasmine

The star jasmine is a woody evergreen that needs a sunny, sheltered wall. Pure white scented flowers arrive in mid- to late-summer.

Sweet Pea Climber

The sweet pea is a vigorous tendril climber available in hundreds of varieties. It flowers in shades of red, pink, mauve, blue and white and is often scented.

Chocolate Vine

The large, twining, woody chocolate vine has spice-scented, cocoa-colored flowers which are sometimes followed by long fruits.

Herald's Trumpet

The shape of the scented, white flowers gives the evergreen herald's trumpet its common name. It flowers from late spring to summer.

Wisteria Lane

The wisteria is a large, woody, deciduous climber that can live for many years once established. It produces white, hanging flower clusters up to two feet long.

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Pruning and Training Climbing Plants

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Planting a Climber

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