Climbers : Exotic

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 20cm pots or 4L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted in the plant description.

Clematis montana

Description: A vigorous climber with a froth of four petalled flowers in spring. A group 1 clematis so no need to prune.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R200.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Clytostoma callistegioides

Description: A lovely exotic climber with shiny bright green leaves and a magnificent display of trumpet-shaped mauve flowers streaked with violet. Hardy to -9 degrees

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Cobaea scandens

Description: A vigorous seemingly delicate exotic climber. Green leafed with branched tendrils, fragrant cream aging to purple flowers from summer to autumn - although mine seem to flower throughout the winter months as well.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

Description: A gorgeous rare exotic vine with heart shaped leaves. Showy reddish flowers with purple bracts.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Dolichos purpureus

Description: A tough twining African climber with large purple backed leaves. Lilac flowers then edible maroon beans.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Ipomoea Murasaki Kikyozaki

Description: A rare Japanese annual climber with white edged violet flowers. Propagate from seeds. Pots with seedlings in stock.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R50.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Jasminum sambac

Description: A bushy twining exotic climber with strongly scented white flowers in spring.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Lathyrus - White Pearl

Description: Perennial exotic climber suitable for trellis or arch. White flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Lathyrus latifolius

Description: An exotic climber with winged stems and blue green leaves. Suitable for a trellis or an arch. Racemes of pink to magenta flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Lonicera periclymenum

Description: A fast growing climber with scented red flushed cream flowers. Prune back well just after flowering.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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Lophospermum erubescens

Description: A fast growing Mexican climber with downy heart shaped green leaves and trumpet shaped pink flowers in summer. Birds and bees

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Mandevilla laxa

Description: A vigorous, woody, twining vine. Fragrant white trumpet flowers, good for cut flowers, are borne in profusion in summer. Prune in late winter.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Maurandya barclayana

Description: A tough exotic climber with soft green leaves and tubular purple flowers all season. Use for an obelisk, as a screen of as a ground cover.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R60.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Maurandya barclayana

Description: A tough exotic climber with soft green leaves and tubular white flowers all season. Use for an obelisk, a screen or as a ground cover.

Family: Plantaginaceae
Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Passiflora - Constance Elliot

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped white flowers in summer. Bees love it. Hardy to between -5 and - 10 degrees.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Passiflora - Fata confetto

Description: Gorgeous floriferous exotic climber with lovely scented lilac flowers with frilly corollas. Use on a trellis, arch or screen. Hardy to - 9 degrees.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Passiflora - Purple Haze

Description: A lovely evergreen climber with fragrant soft mauve and purple flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Passiflora - White wedding

Description: NEW. A vigorous climber with large well shaped scented pure white flowers. Prune back in spring. Hardy to -5.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides

Description: A fast growing climber with soft lime green leaves. Dramatic fragrant daisy like flowers are a dazzling orange. Attract butterflies and bees. Plant up a trellis, an obelisk or cascading from a large hanging basket.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Rubus fruticosus - Chester

Description: Self fertile exotic climber with small pink flowers then delicious black fruits in summer. Cut back canes after fruiting. Does extremely well in my garden.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Sinningia sellovii

Description: Tough exotic gesneriad, with pale green velvety leaves. Spikes of tubular coral flowers from red to orange all season. This plant attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Drought-tolerant. Containers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Solanum jasminoides alba

Description: Scambling exotic climber with narrow lance shaped dark green leaves. It has fragrant white flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Solanum wendlandii

Description: A woody exotic climber with thorny lime green leaves. Clusters of large pale blue flwers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 120cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Tecomanthe venusta

Description: A vigorous twining climber with waxy tubular flower. Flowers on old wood - prune in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Thunbergia grandiflora

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped pale blue flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 7m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Thunbergia grandiflora alba

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped pale blue flowers in summer.

Origin: China, India, Nepal, Indochina and Burma
Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Thunbergia gregorii

Description: A woody based perennial climber with furry heart-shaped leaves, large bright orange flowers. Very nice.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Thunbergia mysorensis

Description: A woody stemmed exotic climber, with hooded two lipped yellow flowers. Grow over a pergola to enjoy the cascading blooms.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Vigna caracalla

Description: An interesting exotic climber from the pea family. It has clusters of scented yellow fading to lavender snail like flowers. Huge rootball so do not plant near foundations.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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