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

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

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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R90.00  |   Buy now

Monstera adansonii

Common name: Swiss cheese vine

Description: A rare delicate trailing climber with heart shaped leaves. Ovel holes in the leaves. Cone type flowers in summer. Indoor plant. 18cm pots
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Common name: Maidenhair vine

Description: Vigorous exotic twining climber. Small round dark green leaves. Smallish greenish white flowers in summer.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Damsels Delight

Common name: Previously listed as 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. Hardy to -8.
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R150.00  |  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. Spreads so plant in a container.
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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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R200.00  |   Buy now

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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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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

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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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.