Vines for the garden: an overview of the most unpretentious climbing varieties

A personal plot is a territory that each owner can arrange according to his tastes and preferences. It doesn’t matter if you have a large territory or you only have a few hundred square meters, any plot can be turned into a cozy corner, a wonderful place to relax among beautiful plants, where vines for the garden take a special place. The earth is always ready to share its pure energy and beauty with a person, energizing, purifying and refreshing. Lianas will help create cozy corners, secluded places in the garden, hide an unsightly fence or a wall of an outbuilding. A pergola or gazebo, braided by a beautiful flowering liana, will look much more attractive, protect from direct sunlight, beckoning to relax in the shade of green leaves. A fence decorated with a liana is always beautiful and visible from afar, causing admiration among passers-by and neighbors.

We will tell you about vines, which are easy to grow in our climate.

Perennial flowering vines for the garden are honeysuckle, clematis, climbing rose, kampsis.

Clematis is the most common garden vine in Russia. Breeders have bred a huge number of clematis varieties, including large-flowered and small-flowered plants with flowers of all kinds of shades. This variety of lianas is quite whimsical, special care is needed for clematis, but its beauty is undeniable.

The veranda, entwined with blue clematis, looks very beautiful

It will help make even a nondescript home cozy and attractive. The pillar, porch, fence, braided with stems with bright flowers, will be dazzled with colors, raising the spirits.

Porch decorated with clematis. You can also let it trudge along special gratings, attaching them to the walls of the house.

Honeysuckle honeysuckle has become quite popular in our gardens due to its unpretentiousness. This plant has two-colored inflorescences raised to the sun with a wonderful aroma. If you use honeysuckle to decorate the gazebo, in addition to the beauty of the flowers, you can also enjoy their scent.

The honeysuckle bush transforms the look of an old fence

Campsis is a very beautiful flowering vine with red bell-shaped flowers. Unfortunately, Kampsis is quite thermophilic and cannot always survive our harsh winters. For the winter, the roots of the plant need to be covered. But kampsis grows well in the city, the polluted air does not scare him. There are also yellow, lilac, pink capmsis, but red is the most common variety.

This is a tree-like vine. The perennial plant has a trunk and a luxurious flowering crown. Kamsis looks equally good if its shoots are entwined around a pergola, or near a fence, as long as it has enough sun.

You can learn how to build a pergola yourself from the material:

Bright flowers of Kampsis will decorate any garden


An adult plant perfectly decorates the entrance to the courtyard.

Climbing roses are the decoration of any garden. For us, this is about the same as for the Japanese sakura. Admire these flowers, you can contemplate them endlessly. They bloom for a long time, profusely, they are not afraid of drought. A pergola, fence, bench and wall of the house – all this will be a good support for climbing roses. And it’s easy to take care of them – buy and plant the bush you like, water it regularly and feed it with fertilizers 2-3 times a season.

Climbing roses need support

Arches of climbing roses look gorgeous – very often newlyweds are looking for such places for weddings

Attention! Some creepers do not tolerate metal supports for the garden, and in winter the shoots can be badly damaged, so they must be used with caution, and in winter, the shoots must be removed from the supports. It is difficult to refuse them, tk. it is with the help of metal supports that you can create the most beautiful arches.

Ivy is a non-flowering climbing garden plant. It is completely unpretentious, grows well in the shade. No matter what place in the garden you give it, it will grow everywhere, you just need to make sure that the soil at the roots is always moist. Ivy loves moisture, forming luxurious thickets. Ivy shoots are securely attached to almost any surface, clinging to the slightest roughness. It is an evergreen plant that usually tolerates winter without problems.

Ivy is able to braid the whole house with its tenacious shoots, giving it a fabulous look

Wild grapes are a well-known unpretentious vine that can grow anywhere. Wild grapes will make the garden gazebo a shady secluded place, beautifully braid the fence, balcony or wall of the house. Its leaves, which begin to blush, are especially beautiful in autumn. This vine does not require any support or special care.

Climbing roses and wild grapes go well

Advice. Non-flowering vines can be used as a backdrop for flowering. For example, against the background of a wall twined with ivy, any plant with bright flowers will look advantageous.

Decorative vines for the garden are both perennial and annual. Perennial plants manage to grow in several years, securing a certain area of ​​the site, and annuals can be planted every year in any place you like – with their delicate bright flowers, intricate leaf patterns, they will delight the owners throughout the summer.

Annual garden vines, although they live only a few months, grow very quickly. Within a few months, morning glory, for example, can grow more than four meters in length, adorning a railing or fence with its beautiful purple flowers resembling a gramophone in shape.

All one-year-olds for the garden need support, you can fix young shoots from 10 centimeters in length so that later they do not get confused. All these plants need a lot of light. For more information on the construction of supports for climbing plants, read:

So, the annual climbing plants that can transform your garden include sweet peas, morning glory, ornamental beans and kobei.

Sweet peas are a very nice decorative option, it is good to use it to decorate a terrace, balcony, hedge. Flowers smell nice, and all kinds of bright colors are pleasing to the eye.

Sweet pea shoots should be separated while they are small so they do not get confused as they grow.

The bright purple gramophone of the morning glory is probably known to many. It grows quickly, blooms profusely all summer. Morning glory will decorate both the gazebo, and the terrace, and the fence or hedge. There are also blue, pink and crimson morning glories. There is almost no need to care for this one-year-old vine; it is enough to keep an eye on the ground at the roots not to dry out.

Blue morning glory – beautiful decor for the border

Ornamental beans are good because they can grow in the shade. With its help, you can create a cozy green curtain that will cover a pergola or gazebo. Usually has small red or white-red flowers.

Decorative bean curtain

Kobea is an exceptionally beautiful annual garden vine native to Mexico. Its large, graceful bells from green gradually turn purple, blue or white. Kobeya is whimsical, requires special conditions and care, and not everyone grows.

The material on weaving plants for decorating a fence will also be useful:

Kobei green bell on a lattice support

Hops can also be used as a climbing plant in the garden – its “bumps” and delicate greens will look good on any background.

Both annual and perennial vines in the garden will make it livelier, fresher, filled with the colors of nature and cozy. With the exception of a few varieties, these are easy-care plants that do not require much attention.

Anna Evans


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