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The most rampant climber of our climate with densely twining stems up to 12m long (6m of annual growth). Small, green, ovate-lanceolate leaves fall off after frost. From August to October tiny white flowers are borne abundantly on short branchlets. Though..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers VIII, IX, XVIII, IX, X 10-15 m 6 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
6 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

One of the most extensively cultivated hop species. It's a perennial and as such it can live many years. The above ground part of the plant dies out every autumn and in spring new shoots emerge from hidden roots. Owing to its vigorous growth and densely t..

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

A climbing perennial growing up to 6 m tall with soft yellow leaves throughout the summer. A female form, the most attractive of all hop varieties. Best grown in full sun, not drought tolerant. Very effective in autumn (IX-X) with drooping yellow cones sc..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VIIIVIII 4-6 m 4-6 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
4-6 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Vitis coignetiae
Crimson Glory Vine

A spectacular, strong-growing climber reaching over 10m (up to 4m of annual growth). Large, handsome leaves turn scarlet in autumn giving a magnificent display. Very hardy with no special soil requirements. Suitable for climbing tall fences, arbors and st..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves V, VIV, VI 12 m 4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Dioscorea batatus 'Variegata'
Chinese yam, Cinnamon vine 'Variegata'

A variegated cultivar. Stems twine round the supports growing up to 2-3,5 m, and die down to the ground level in autumn. Underground, large, elongated tubers are called sweet potatoes in its country of origin. In autumn small, brown, tasty, nut-flavoured,..

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

Vitis 'Zilga'
Wine Grape 'Zilga'

Vigorous climber with edible fruits. Light green leaves turn yellow in autumn. It climbs by means of tendrils that twine round the support. Inconspicuous, fragrant flowers in May and June. Violet-mauve edible berries are borne in October. Undemanding, dro..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits V, VIV, VI 10 m 2-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Dioscorea batatus
Chinese yam, Cinnamon vine

Originating from China and Japan, a perennial twining vine with edible roots. It has slender stems up to 2-3.5 m long that die out every autumn. Underground tubers, large, elongated, called, in its country of origin, sweet potatoes. Leaves dark green, lus..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves VI, VII, VIIIVI, VII, VIII 2-3.5 m 2-3.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

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, VIV, VI 8-10 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 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, VIIVI, VII 4-6 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Domino'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Domino'

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dr Piotr Latocha, SGGW, Poland
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruit V, VIV, VI 8-10 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Chang Bai Giant'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Chang Bai Giant'

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Chang Bai Mountain Research Institute, China
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruit V, VIV, VI 6-8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Lucy'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Lucy'

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

Actinidia arguta 'Weiki' M
hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Weiki' M

A rampant growing (up to 8-10 m tall), very interesting male plant, a good pollinator for female and bisexual cultivars of Actinidia arguta - it's enough to plant one male plant for 6-8 female plants. Attractive for its foliage - dark green, slightly lust..

Breeder: Hermann Schimmelpfeng, Technische Universität München, Germany
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves V, VIV, VI 8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Actinidia arguta VITIKIWI®
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) VITIKIWI®

An attractive, prolific cultivar that sets fruit without pollination (parthenocarpic). Starts bearing fruit in the 1st-2nd year after planting. Its tasty, green, usually seedless fruit (Mini Kiwi) ripen in October and they have edible skin. Oval shaped, t..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruit VIVI 6-8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Ampelopsis aconitifolia
Monks Hood Vine

A luxuriant climber growing up to 4-8 m tall, valued for its attractive foliage and fruits. Single, parted, deep glossy green leaves turn to yellow in autumn. Decorative fruits: orange-yellow, small and roundish. Excellent for growing over fences, in simi..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits VII, VIIIVII, VIII 4-8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5B - 9Zones 5B - 9

Actinidia arguta 'Weiki' F
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Weiki' F

A rampant growing (up to 8-10 m tall) prolific female climber; needs a male form to pollinate. Blooms in June. In order to bear fruit a plant requires 150 days without frost. Berries ripen in October. If gathered unripe, they soften and mature when put in..

Breeder: Hermann Schimmelpfeng, Technische Universität München, Germany
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruits, leaves V, VIV, VI 8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Actinidia purpurea 'Hardy Red'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Hardy Red'

American, prolific cultivar of tasty red fruit (Mini Kiwi) with edible skin, maturing in the first half of September. White flowers 1-2 cm in diameter borne in June. Berries are oval-shaped, slightly flattened, up to 3.5 cm long and 1.5-2 cm wide, cherry-..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruits, leaves V, VIV, VI 8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Geneva'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Geneva'

An American, early blooming prolific female cultivar bearing tasty fruits (Mini Kiwi): sweet, with a honey flavour and aroma, and a smooth, edible skin. Medium-sized roundish berries, with a reddish-brown bloom when in full sun, ripen during September and..

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

Actinidia arguta SCARLET SEPTEMBER KIWI® 'Mirzan'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) SCARLET SEPTEMBER KIWI® 'Mirzan'

A Polish cultivar yielding red, tasty, sweet fruit (Mini Kiwi). It's the earliest of all cultivars to ripen – it starts at the end of August and yields fruit until mid-September. Recommended for gardens as well as production plantations. WHAT IT LOOKS LI..

Raised by Mirosław Zaniewski, Poland. Introduced in the market by Clematis The Source of Good Climbers in 2015.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
edible fruits, leaves V, VIV, VI 8 m 2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
2-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

Actinidia arguta 'Jumbo'
kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Jumbo'

An Italian prolific female form bearing tasty, lasting fruits (Mini Kiwi), with a smooth, edible skin. Oblong, slightly elongated, greenish-yellow berries ripen in October. It starts bearing fruit in its third or fourth year after planting. Sustains frost..

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