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Wisteria frutescens 'Longwood Purple'
american wisteria 'Longwood Purple'

An American, frost hardy cultivar, with flowers borne later than Asian wisterias. Spectacular flowers open twice a year – in spring and in summer. It is undemanding and easy to maintain. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers ligh-violet with yellow center, fragran..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers V, VI 5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 5 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 5 - 9

Wisteria macrostachia 'Blue Moon'
wisteria 'Blue Moon'

An American cultivar, highly frost hardy, blooming later than Asian wisterias. Its most admirable feature are the blue, fragrant flowers gathered in long inflorescences. It may be trained into a tree shape. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers blue, fragrant, gat..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VIII 5-6 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 4 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 4 - 9

Schizophragma hydrangeoides BURST OF LIGHT®
Japanese Hydrangea-vine BURST OF LIGHT®

A plant of beautiful, large, white-green variegated leaves and creamy white flowers gathered in corymbs. Recommended for shaded or semi-shaded sites, along walls and under trees, suitable also as a ground cover. Perfect for bringing light to darker areas ..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers VI, VII 6 m 0.5 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow Zones 5B - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
0.5 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow Zones 5B - 8

Rosa 'New Dawn'
Climbing rose 'New Dawn'

One of the oldest and most valuable climbing rose cultivars. Blooms generously throughout summer with numerous pale pink flowers. Healthy, resistant and easy to maintain. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Pale pink flowers ca. 8 cm across, fully-double, gathered in la..

Raised by Henry A. Dreer, Somerset Nursery, 1930.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
fragrant flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX, X 3-4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Rosa 'White New Dawn'
Climbing rose 'White New Dawn'

An attractive cultivar of interesting white flowers with petals curled outwards. Suitable for cut flowers compositions. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers white, ca. 8 cm across, double, gathered in large inflorescences. Petals distinctively curled outwards. Bl..

Raised by Henry A. Dreer, Somerset Rose Nusery U.S.A. 1930.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
fragrant flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX, X 3 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Rosa 'Paul's Scarlet Climber'
Climbing rose 'Paul's Scarlet Climber'

A valuable cultivar of delicately, sweetly scented, deep red flowers. Healthy, frost and disease resistant. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers of deep, nearly claret red, ca. 8 cm across, semi-double, gathered in large inflorescences; subtly scented. Bloom abun..

Raised by William Paul, Great Britain 1915.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX 3-4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Ananasnaya' syn. 'Anna'
hardy kiwi, kiwi berry (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Ananasnaya' syn. 'Anna'

Considered the best cultivar for commercial cultivation (Berry Kiwi, Mini Kiwi). Oval fruits, about 3 cm long and 2,5 cm across, with a brown red bloom when exposed to sunlight ,ripen in early October. They are very tasty and have an edible skin. It start..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruits V, VI 8-10 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Wisteria brachybotrys 'White Silk'
Silky wisteria 'White Silk'

A cultivar of white, sweetly scented flowers gathered in short but large inflorescences. Recommended for small gardens. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: White flowers gathered in short but large inflorescences are sweetly scented; bloom in V. Leaves pinnate, compound..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers V, VI 5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 6 - 8

Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Yellow Wall' PBR
Virginia Creeper 'Yellow Wall' PBR

A variety derived by Szczepan Marczyński and offered for sale in 2011. It has large matt leaves, which are green in the summer and yellow in the autumn. It grows up to 10-20 m high, climbing with the tendrils tipped with few adhesive pads. This variety is..

Raised by Szczepan Marczyński, Poland. Introduced in 2011.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VI 10-20 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun Zones 4 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun Zones 4 - 9

Wisteria 'Anwen'
wisteria 'Anwen'

A new cultivar of decorative, subtle, pale pink flowers gathered in long racemes. Recommended both for small and large gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers decorative, pale-pink, fragrant, gathered in very long bunches; appear in abundance in May. Flowe..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers V, VI 5-6 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun Zones 6A - 8

Rosa 'Albertine'
Climbing rose 'Albertine'

A classic, strong-growing and generously blooming rose of unusual, double pink flowers gathered in inflorescences. Resistant and perennial.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 7-8 cm across, light pink of a warm hue, double, very numerous, gathered in infloresc..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII 4-6 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Rosa 'Alchymist'
Climbing rose 'Alchymist'

A strong-growing and free-flowering climbing rose of highly attractive, double, fragrant flowers of changing colours – from yellow-orange to pink. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 10-12 cm across, double, multicoloured – peach-orange at the beginning, turning..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII 3-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'American Pillar'
Climbing rose 'American Pillar'

Free-flowering rose of attractive, bright pink single flowers. A healthy, robust cultivar. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 4 cm across, single, of bright pink large petals and yellow stamens; gathered by dozens in inflorescences set on short pedicels. Appear..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII 4-5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Apple Blossom'
Climbing rose 'Apple Blossom'

Strong-growing and free-flowering of unusual pale pink flowers similar to apple blossom. Its asset is the ability to grow in a shade. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 3-4 cm across, single, delicate, pale pink, similar to apple blossom; appear in VI and VII; ..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII 4-5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Chevy Chase'
Climbing rose 'Chevy Chase'

A climbing rose of long-lasting, double, bright red flowers that don’t fade in the sun.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 4–6 cm across, double, deep red, very numerous; appear in VI; strongly fragrant. Gathered by dozens on short pedicels. Typically, the shr..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI 4-4.5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Compassion'
Climbing rose 'Compassion'

Free-flowering rose of fragrant, shapely creamy-pink flowers similar to those of large-flowered roses. Suitable as cut flowers. Disease resistant.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 10 cm across, double, exceptionally shapely – they remind of the Large-flowere..

Great Britain. Introduced in the market by R. Harkness Co. Ltd. in 1973.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX, X 1-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Raubritter'
Climbing rose 'Raubritter'

An interesting cultivars of spherical, light pink flowers. It may be grown as a climbing or groundcover rose. Tolerates poor soil and shaded sites.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 4-6 across, double, light pink of a nice rounded form, maintain both shape an..

Raised by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes in 1936. Germany.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Emelie'
Climbing rose 'Emelie'

An exceptionally elegant cultivar, attracting attention with beautiful, salmon-pink flowers opening throughout summer. An additional ornamental feature of this rare cultivar are also dark green, glossy leaves.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 8–10 cm across,..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX, X 3-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Morgengruss'
Climbing rose 'Morgengruss'

Long-flowering cultivar of double, elaborate, pink-orange flowers. Vigorous and disease resistant.   WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers 8 cm across, double, pink-orange; flowering starts in VI and is repeated many times until autumn. Pleasantly, strongly scente..

Raised by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes in 1962. Germany.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VII, VIII, IX, X 2-4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8

Rosa FLAMMENTANZ 'Korflata'
Climbing rose FLAMMENTANZ 'Korflata'

The cultivar famous for its strong growth and beautiful, blood red flowers. It is robust and freeze resistant. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers  7–9 cm across, carmine red; blooms abundantly in VI-VII on two-year stems; does not repeat flowering. Leaves large..

Raised in W. Kordes & Sons nursery in 1952 in Germany.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI 3-5 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 5 - 8