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.  Our plant descriptions are based on our own research and observations, and we are always happy to receive additional comments - or corrections! Please feel free to email us at leone@petalfaire.co.za .

Bauhinia yunnamense

Common name: Climbing Chinese orchid tree

Description: A gorgeous fast growing woody exotic climber with cleft heart-shaped leaves. Five petaled pink flowers. Hardy to -5 degrees. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Beaumontia grandiflora

Common name: Easter lily vine

Description: A robust woody exotic climber with dark green leaves. Large fragrant white flowers all season. Our vine flowers all year in our garden. 25cm pots
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Clematis armandii

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Description: A gorgeous fast growing exoitc climber with long glossy trifoliate leaves. Clusters of almond scented white star shaped flowers in spring. Cut back hard after flowering. Love it!
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R200.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Clematis montana

Common name: Mountain clematis

Description: A vigorous climber with a froth of four petalled flowers in spring. A group 1 clematis so no need to prune.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Dolichos purpureus

Common name: Lab lab bean

Description: A tough twining African climber with large purple backed leaves. Lilac flowers then edible maroon beans.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Ipomoea acuminata - Monas Blue

Common name: Monas morning glory

Description: Fast growing exotic climber with large sky blue flowers all season. Does NOT set seed, however stems of this species will root anywhere so watch where you plant it.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Jasminum sambac

Common name: Arabian jasmine

Description: A bushy scrambling exotic climber with strongly scented white flowers in spring. Lovely.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Lonicera periclymenum

Common name: Common honeysuckle

Description: A fast growing climber with scented red flushed cream flowers. Prune back well just after flowering.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Lophospermum erubescens

Common name: Creeping gloxinia

Description: A fast growing Mexican climber with downy heart shaped green leaves and trumpet shaped pink flowers in summer. Birds and bees
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Mandevilla laxa

Common name: Chilean jasmine

Description: A vigorous, woody, twining vine. Fragrant white trumpet flowers, good for cut flowers, are borne in profusion in summer. Prune in late winter.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Mansoa alliacea

Common name: Garlic vine

Description: A twining vine with garlic scented bright green leaves. Sprays of tri colour lavender flowers in spring and autumn. Take care with pruning.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Maurandya barclayana

Common name: Climbing snapdragon

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.
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Passiflora - Betty Myles Young

Common name: Passion flower

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped dark lilac flowers. Bees love it. Hardy to -5 degrees.
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Passiflora - Cary

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Description: A new exotic climber with dark purple flowers all season. A good container plant.
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Passiflora - Constance Elliot

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Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped white flowers in summer. Bees love it. Hardy to between -5 and - 10 degrees.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Crimson tears

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Description: A gorgeous climber with leathery leaves and flowers bright maroon with white tipped filaments. Probably prefers cooler weather. Named in memory of 9/11 attacks.
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Passiflora - Fata confetto

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Description: Gorgeous floriferous exotic climber with lovely scented lilac flowers with frilly filaments. Use on a trellis, arch or screen. Hardy to - 9 degrees.
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Passiflora - Marie Rosa

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Description: A free flowering vine with medium sized pinkish coral flowers. Suitable for a hanging basket. Hardy to 0 degrees C.
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Passiflora - Purple Haze

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Description: A lovely evergreen climber dark green palmate leaves and fragrant soft mauve and purple flowers.
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Passiflora - Silly cow

Common name: Passion flower - Silly Cow

Description: Gorgeous floriferous exotic climber with deeply lobed dark green leaves. VERY large fragrant white flowers with central filaments of purple, blue and white in summer. Use on a trellis, arch or screen. Attracts bees butterflies and birds.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - White wedding

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Description: A vigorous climber with large well shaped scented pure white flowers. Prune back in spring. Hardy to -5.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora x violaceae

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Description: A vigorous exotic climber with five lobed leaves. Large bowl shaped violet purple flowers from summer to autumn. Hardy to -8*
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides

Common name: Mexican flame vine

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.
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Quisqualis indica

Common name: Rangoon creeper

Description: Gorgeous rare strong growing exotic climber with oblong leaves and clusters of white fading to pink to red flowers in summer and autumn. With the white, pink anr red flowers they attract bees, butterflies and moths for pollination. Gorgeous scent
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R250.00  |   Buy now

Solandra maxima

Common name: Cup of Gold

Description: A vigorous woody exotic climber with dark green glossy leaves. Chalice-like flared yellow flowers in winter. Attracts bats.
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Solanum jasminoides alba

Common name: Chilean potato vine

Description: Scambling exotic climber with narrow lance shaped dark green leaves. It has fragrant white flowers all season.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia grandiflora

Common name: Blue sky flower

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped pale blue flowers in summer.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia grandiflora alba

Common name: White sky flower

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped WHITE flowers in summer.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Vigna caracalla

Common name: Snail vine

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.
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.