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Flowering climbing plants

Flowering climbing plants

The green space, when it is full of flowers, is the envy of anyone: it becomes a magical place full of colors and scents. Those with limited space can only rely onflowering climbing plants: the vegetation of these plantsdevelops vertically and gives generous blooms.

To help you select the best climbing plants with flowers for your garden, we provide you with a list of those fromfloweringmore abundant. From climbing roses to classic jasmine, here are the onesflowering climbing plants.

Flowering climbing plants

Let's start with climbing roses, especially varietiesReve d’orisGin Lemon. The first is a cream-colored Rosa Noisette, with large double flowers and re-flowering. It is a rustic rose that adapts to even the poorest soils, exceeding 3 meters in height. The Gin Lemon variety is a climbing rose with a saturated yellow color: it produces small unscented roses but in large numbers. The petals are shiny and the rapid growth: it reaches 3 meters in height.

Among the othersclimbing roseswe point out the more sober Banksiae: in reality they are very different from the typical roses. They are able to cover very large surfaces and offer elegant and sober-looking flowers, with only five petals. They are thornless and the flowers, gathered in bunches, create a beautiful pattern. Banksiae roses want a sunny position and the varieties Banksiae normalis and Banksiae lutescens offer lots of fragrant flowers.

Among the othersflowering climbing plantswe point out the Cocktail variety: it grows only up to 2 meters, has bright green leaves and always abundant and slightly fragrant flowers.

Other climbing roses with abundant blooms are the Meiviolin (known as Pierre de ronsard) and Clair Matin varieties. Both show impressive flowering. The first flowers with a first delivery in spring and a second flowering in summer. The second, Clair Matin, blooms from May until the first autumn frosts.

Other flowering climbing plants

Akebia quinata is a climbing plant with purple bell-shaped flowers. If you are looking for oneclimbing plant with fragrant flowers, you will have to take a look at the list of "evergreens" and consider plants such as Lonicera (Lonicera caprifolium, Lonicera henryu, Lonicera periclymenum, Lonicera japonica ...) choosing the most fragrant varieties.

In addition to the climbing roses of the varieties listed above, there areflowering climbing plantsvery popular enough to be considered ofevergreen(but not all of them really are evergreen climbing plants!). Let's see what these great classics are:

  • Jasmine
    Evergreen climbing plant
  • False jasmine
    Again it is an evergreen
  • Climbing hydrangea
  • Bougainvillea
  • Bignonia
  • American wisteria
  • Japanese wisteria
  • Chinese wisteria

Who wants to sacrifice flowers to growevergreen climbing plantscan take into account:

  • The American vine
    It will not make you regret the flowers thanks to the beautiful ornamental foliage, in warm tones - orange, red, purple ... -
  • Variegated ivy
  • Small-leaved ivy
  • Climbing fig
    It has no flowers but produces small fruit.
  • Actinidia kolomikta
    This variety features green and white and green and pink ornamental leaves.

Who wants flowering climbing plants, prefers rustic varieties and does not live in southern Italy, can choose the Lathyrus odoratus species: a climbing pea that produces small flowers from summer to autumn. It begins to bloom between May and June and the flowering lasts until the months of September / October. This plant does not tolerate the summer heat, so in the South it should be grown in shady areas. The recommended variety is the Red Pearl which offers abundant lively blooms. This plant rather than a climbing one should be considered bushy because it does not reach significant heights.

Fertilizer for flowering climbing plants

Please note: to keep theflowering climbing plants it is important to bring a potassium-based fertilizer. Potassium keeps flower colors alive and guarantees abundant blooms. Better to avoid the use of nitrogen-based fertilizers, if you use universal fertilizer, in fact, you risk promoting the growth of leaves and green parts to the detriment offlowers.

When choosing the fertilizer, note the ratio between nitrogen and potassium: the nitrogen content (N) must be comparable to that of potassium (K) with a very slight prevalence of the former (N).

An excellent fertilizer for flowering creeperyou can find it on Amazon at the price of 13.92 euros (free shipping costs) for the one kg package. For all the info on the product mentioned, I refer you to "this official Amazon page".

Regardless of the product you choose, prefer slow release microgranular fertilizers and do not overdo the doses: 50 grams per plant are enough, to be buried superficially with a light harrowing!


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