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Like shrubs, climbers give essential form and structure to a garden. They are also great for providing shelter and nesting sites for birds. You can use climbers to cover vertical structures, thus dramatically increasing the growing area.
A slightly tender evergreen climber with palmate leaves and red stems. Small green flowers in summer are followed by ornamental black berries. Ideal for covering a wall in a conservatory or a sheltered spot outdoors. Can also be used as a trailing houseplant if kept in a smallish pot
Hedera helix 'Duckfoot'£6.00
A neat little Ivy with small leaves shaped somewhat like Duck's Feet.
Ivy mixed variegated (Hedera helix)£3.50
Ivies are great for providing evergreen interest and can be used in pots, as ground cover in shade or covering walls or fences. Very adaptable tolerating dry shade very well.
Muehlenbeckia complexa var. trilobata£6.50
This variety has the usual tangled mass of wiry stems, with curious fiddle-shapeed leaves.
Rosa banksiae var banksiae£9.00
A beautiful rambling rose for a sheltered sunny wall. Masses of small, double, lightly scented white flowers appear in April and May, followed by attractive hips. Virtually thornfree and semi-evergreen in warm gardens.
Solanum laxum 'Coldham'£6.50
A vigourous climber for a sunny wall or pergola, with masses of pale grey-blue to white flowers from mid- to late summer. Slightly fragrant.