Climbers cling to and twine themselves around wire and pole structures to end up in a shameless cloud of colour above your head. It’s virtually impossible to ascertain the precise mature size of a typical climber, as most are promiscuous growers that send their side branches far and wide, even beyond the boundaries set for them by the gardener.

Some people question whether it’s worth growing climbing plants in a garden, if they are so undisciplined and are always trying to escape its confines, which means they need regular ‘taming’ sessions with sharp tools to keep them in check. The answer is a resounding ‘yes’! Not only are they valuable for aesthetical reasons, but also as a solution to many gardening headaches.

Below are our top 3 picks of Climbers



Star jasmine, is a woody, evergreen climber with rich, dark green leaves which turn bronze in winter. From mid- to late summer, pure white, fragrant flowers are produced. It can be grown against a wall in milder climates or in a greenhouse or conservatory in areas prone to severe frosts.

From R44



commonly known as the creeping fig, climbing fig or ticky creeper, is a species of flowering plant in the mulberry family, native to East Asia and naturalized in parts of the southeastern and south-central United States. It is also found in cultivation as a houseplant.

From R38



is a genus of tropical and subtropical flowering vines belonging to the family Apocynaceae. It was first described as a genus in 1840. A common name is rocktrumpet. Mandevilla species are native to the Southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and South America.

From R105

We stock a wide variety of trees, please pop in for a visit or gives us a call to find out more about the various species of climbers we have on offer.

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