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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, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X 3-4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

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, VIV, VI 5-6 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 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, 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

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, VIIVI, VII 3-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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, VIIVI, VII 4-5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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, VIIVI, VII 4-5 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X 1-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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 VIVI 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X 3-4 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 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, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X 2-4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Rosa 'Duchesse d’Angoulème'
Climbing rose 'Duchesse d’Angoulème'

   

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VIVI 1-1.5 m 1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Lonicera ×heckrottii 'Goldflame'
Goldflame Honeysuckle 'Goldflame'

A popular, long and profusely flowering climber. Tubular, fragrant, rosy-red flowers flushed with yellow at the centre, borne in whorls at the ends of shoots from June to September. Leaves obovate, green, the upper pair perfoliate, forming a disc subtendi..

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

A lovely, vigorous climber up to 10 m (1-3 m of annual growth). Pink flowers are borne in long racemes during May. Starts flowering in its third, fourth year after planting. The stems twine in an anti-clockwise direction. Leaves pinnate, green, turning ye..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers V, VIIIV, VIII 6-10 m 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

Campsis ×tagliabuana INDIAN SUMMER 'Kudian'PBR
Trumpet creeper INDIAN SUMMER 'Kudian'PBR

Robust climber of average growth rate, reaching 2-3 m height. Pretty, glossy leaves consist of 9-12 elliptic, light green, pointy and slightly serrated leaflets. Attractive flowers, trumpet-shaped and 10-12 cm long are light orange with yellow anthers. Fr..

Raised by HJM Kujif & Zonen, Netherlands
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX 2-3 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 9Zones 6A - 9
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6A - 9Zones 6A - 9

Campsis ×tagliabuana 'Guilfoylei'
Trumpet creeper 'Guilfoylei'

A climber of moderate growing strenght and attractive, large, trumpet-shaped orange-red flowers. Blooms abundantly from July till September. Recommended for warmer parts of Poland and areas of mild climate. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Attractive, large flowers, ..

The cultivar obtained by crossing Campsis grandiflora (Chinese Trumpet Vine) and Campsis radicans (American Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper, Hummingbird Vine) in 19th century.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VII, VIII, IXVII, VIII, IX 4 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Calystegia hederacea 'Flore Pleno' (syn.'Multiplex')
japanese bindweed (california rose) 'Flore Pleno'

A climbing perennial with very interesting flowers: double ball-like vivid pink flowers. Blossoms form July to September. Arrow-like downy leaves. In spring, old woody stems should be cut back just at the base of the plant. Best grown in a warm sunny posi..

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

Akebia quinata 'Silver Bells'
five-leaf akebia 'Silver Bells'

A vigorous climber. Evergreen leaves composed of 5 leathery leaflets. Male flowers white with purple-pink stamens. Female flowers purple-pink with a deep chocolate pistil. Both flowers are fragrant. A good pollinator for other cultivars of the species. Bl..

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

Rosa CLAIR MATIN
Climbing rose CLAIR MATIN

The cultivar produces delicate, semi-double, subtly scented flowers opening in a number of cycles well into October. It is undemanding and resilient. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers semi-double, coral-pink, pleasantly and subtly scented, 6 cm across. Bloom f..

Raised by Marie-Louise Meilland, France, 1960.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
fragrant flowers, red shoots VI, VII, VIII, IX, XVI, VII, VIII, IX, X 2.5-3 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Akebia quinata 'Variegata'
five-leaf akebia 'Variegata'

A vigorous climber. Semi-evergreen leaves are composed of 5 leathery, deep green leaflets mottled with white. Pale pink, fragrant flowers open in May. A good pollinator for other cultivars of the species. It has very interesting, sausage-shaped fruit with..

Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers IV, VIV, V 4-6 m 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 6A - 8Zones 6A - 8

Rosa 'Excelsa'
Climbing rose 'Excelsa'

One of the most popular cultivars of climbing rose producing double flowers gathered in large inflorescences. Blooms at the beginning of summer. Fast growing and healthy. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers crimson-pink, small, 3 cm across, double, gathered in l..

Raised by Michael H. Walsh, USA, 1908.
Decoration form Flowering month Plants height Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
flowers VI, VIIVI, VII 3-5 m 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Annual growth Aspect Frost hardiness
1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8