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

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. 10litre bags
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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

Fuchsia alpestris

Common name: Brazilian climbing fuchsia

Description: A lax exotic climber with long narrow dark green leaves. Pendant red and purple flowers. Supposedly the best climbing fuchsia.
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R90.00  |   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

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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R150.00  |   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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R300.00  |   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

Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Common name: Boston ivy

Description: A vigorous exotic climbing ivy with dark green three lobed leaves with adhesive tendrils. Small white flowers followed by dark berries.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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  |   Buy now

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.

Passiflora edulis

Common name: Grenadilla - Ester

Description: Award winning fruiting climber with large white flowers and purple fruits. 10l bags
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R250.00  |   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 or an obelisk.
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R90.00  |   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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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

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.

Solanum wendlandii

Common name: Paradise flower

Description: A woody exotic climber with thorny lime green leaves. Clusters of large pale blue flwers in summer.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Stephanotis floribunda

Common name: Madagascar jasmine

Description: Gorgeous exotic climber with dark green leathery leaves. Clusters of scented white waxy flowers in summer. Plants like to be misted!
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Stigmaphyllon ciliatum

Common name: Orchid vine

Description: A delicate looking twining climber with lobed pale green leaves. It has moth like bright yellow flowers from summer to autumn.
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R150.00  |   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

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  |   Buy now