25 Most Beautiful Climbing Plants And Flowering Vines

by Sasha Ridley

    Many people love growing climbing plants and flowering vines in their wall, fence, (garden, backyard), porch, or pergola. There are many reasons for this. Some produce fruits that you can eat them right when they’re ripe. Meanwhile, some show off beautiful flowers that attract bees, butterflies, birds, and other beneficial insects to your garden. Additionally, these also create privacy and shade for your space. Such a stunning focal point in your house!

    Here are 25 most beautiful climbing plants and flowering vines I would like to share you guys. If you are looking for garden plants are beautiful and useful, these are right up your street. It will take time to care for these at the first time but you can actually enjoy them season after season. Just give them proper care (not too much), and they will return your garden for years. Let’s check them out!

    #1 Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata)

    Boston Ivy comes first in this collection. You can find this beautiful climbing plant on cladding the sides of older buildings. If you are seeking a climber for a semi-shady spot with quick coverage, this could be a good choice.

    #2 Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea spectabilis)

    Bougainvillea is native to South America. This plant grows into woody vines or shrubs that reach around 40ft in size in suitably warm climate zones.

    Interestingly, the brightly colored white, orange, red, mauve, or purple ‘flowers’ what makes this vine stand out are not actually flowers at all. Rather they are modified leaves, called bracts, that surround small, white and nondescript flowers.

    #3 Chayote (Sechium edule)

    Chayote is a relative of the squash and the cucumber. Like others, its fruits are edible. But amazingly, you can also eat its tuber roots, vines, and leaves. To let this climbing plant do well, you should grow it on a trellis or against a fence or other structure.

    #4 Chocolate Vine (Akebia quinata)

    Chocolate Vine is native to East Asia. It bears purple red flowers that bloom in the spring. These will bring elegance to your house. This plant thrives in shade, and can succeed on a north facing wall, though young growth is frost-tender.

    #5 Grape Vine (Vitis)

    Grape vines should never be missed here. They not only give you healthy and delicious fruits but also provide for your garden. If you need a natural cover for your pergola, just give these a go.

    #6 Clematis (Various Clematis spp.)

    Clematis plants fit in almost any situation. They perform well many gardens, attract wildlife, and brighten up a range of spaces with their delightful blooms. Pick up a variety that you like most.

    #7 Climbing Roses

    There are many climbing rose varieties out there for you to choose from. Just pick one that best fits in your garden. Here are what you should consider: the growth habit, flower type and color, and environmental requirements of rose.

    #8 Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris)

    Native to East Asian woodlands, this hydrangea variety is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the related Hydrangea anomala. It bears clusters of small, white flowers, which together form large, dramatic flower clusters up to nearly 10 inches in diameter.

    #9 Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla)

    Native to the eastern United States, Dutchman’s Pipe can grow up to 30ft in height at quite a fast rate. This vine flowers in the summer with the distinctive blooms that give it its name. Its dark green leaves are great for creating shade and can quickly cover an arbor, sun porch or trellis.

    #10 Bittersweet

    This fast-growing vine is also worth mentioning here. It produces clusters of greenish-yellow flowers in June followed by orange-yellow fruits which split open, revealing the scarlet seeds within. It is poisonous, but great for attracting wildlife.

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