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Clematis 'Constance'
Clematis 'Constance'

One of the earliest and most profusely flowering varieties. Charming, semi-double, crimson-pink flowers borne on long, slender stalks during April-June, and occasionally in summer. They are followed, during summer and autumn, by decorative silky seed head..

Raised by Mrs K. Goodman, United Kingdom.Introduced in 1992.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis INSPIRATION® 'Zoin'
Clematis INSPIRATION® 'Zoin'

Raised by W. Snoeijer, Netherlands.Introduced in 2000.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no 1.7 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Clematis 'Rooguchi'
Clematis 'Rooguchi'

A charming perennial variety originating from Japan. Graceful, bell-shaped, deep violet-blue flowers edged in pale mauve are borne incessantly from June to October. Stems don’t twine round supports, but they can lean against them. They can be either stimu..

Raised by Kazushige Ozawa, Japan 1988.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Lonicera japonica 'Aureoreticulata'
Japanese Honeysuckle 'Aureoreticulata'

A vigorous, semi-evergreen species reaching 3m (1m of annual growth) on a suitable support. Interesting, green with yellow veins leaves. Flowers small, white, changing to yellow with age from June to October. Berries small, purplish-black with a light wax..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'
Japanese Honeysuckle 'Halliana'

A rampant species reaching up to 5m (1-2m of annual growth) on a suitable support. Flowers white, changing to yellow, very fragrant, produced continuously on the young growths from June to October. Exceptionally floriferous. Semi-evergreen leaves on vigor..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
fragrant flowers no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea'
Japanese Honeysuckle 'Purpurea'

A vigorous species reaching up to 4m (1m of annual growth) on a suitable support. Evergreen leaves turn purple in autumn and winter. Flowers small, white, changing to yellow with age. Succeeds in moderate soils and in partial shade. It may freeze during s..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Moonlight'
Japanese Hydrangea-vine 'Moonlight'

An ornamental climber, supporting itself by means of aerial roots. White flowers are borne in large, flattened cymes. Attractive heart-shaped, slivery glaucous leaves turn yellow in autumn. Though slow-growing (0,5m of annual growth), it eventually reache..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.5 m shadow, sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
shadow, sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Virginia Creeper

A strong-growing, self-clinging vine adhering itself to supports by means of leaf tendrils - commonly referred to as "Virginia Creeper". Tall-growing, reaches a height of 10-20m (1-2m of annual growth). A fully hardy, healthy and undemanding species. Gree..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Hedera colchica 'Dentata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata'

A striking, strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large leaves but moderate frost hardiness. Selected before 1870 by J. F. Ruprecht in the native site in Caucasus. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly d..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Dentata Variegata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata Variegata'

A striking, strong-growing variety of ivy with exceptionally large leaves, splashed with cream colour but of a moderate frost hardiness. Selected in Great Britain before 1907. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregul..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, XI no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart'
Colchis Ivy 'Sulphur Heart'

A striking, very strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large green and yellow leaves but moderate frost hardiness. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly dentate, evergreen, leathery, lustrous, green with..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera helix 'Białystok'
Common Ivy 'Białystok'

A strong-growing and strong-propagating Polish variety of ivy, relatively frost hardy, selected in North-eastern Poland. Large leaves(8-12 cm), usually with 5 lobes, leathery, evergreen. Dark green on the upper side, underside is light green, as are the v..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10

Hydrangea anomala 'Cordifolia'
Climbing Hydrangea ‘Cordifolia’

A dwarf variety of roundish leaves 4-6 cm in diameter, green, glossy on the upper side and white and green underneath, serrated and set on long petioles. Flowers are sterile, cream coloured, honey scented and scarce, gathered in corymbs, blooming in June ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.1 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Hydrangea anomala 'Mirranda'
Climbing Hydrangea 'Mirranda'

A new cultivar with green leaves with yellow margins. White flowers in corymbs, in June-July. It climbs by attaching itself to the support by aerial root and can grow up to 6-10 m tall (0,5 m annually). Frost hardy. Thrives best in moist and acid soils in..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.5 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Clematis 'Little Artist'
Clematis 'Little Artist'

A charming, dwarf variety with bell-shaped, purple flowers consisting of 4 elongated, slightly twisted sepals. A perennial with supple, scrambling stems. Flowers are borne most intensely in June and July, but it continues blooming - although less generous..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis ×diversifolia 'Heather Herschell'
Clematis ×diversifolia 'Heather Herschell'

A charming perennial clematis with pink, bell-shaped flowers. Its raised, non-clinging stems (as in climbing rose) can lean against a support or sprawl over the ground. It looks lovely meandering amongst other plants and is suitable for growing over small..

Introduced by B. Fretwell, United Kingdom.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 1.2-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis heracleifolia 'Pink Dwarf'
Clematis heracleifolia 'Pink Dwarf'

An attractive, low growing perennial cultivar of wiry shoots. Long-blooming from August till October. Particularly suitable for growing in small gardens, along paths. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers small, 1-2 cm across, light-yellow, of hyacinth shape set i..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 0.3-0.4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Clematis recta
Clematis recta

A species growing in the wild in Roztocze in Poland and statutorily protected in this region. A valuable perennial bearing small star-shaped fragrant white flowers in large (up to 50 cm) panicles. Some of the varieties have very attractive leaves of purpl..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no 1-1.2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Clematis 'Praecox'
Clematis 'Praecox'

An excellent ground-covering semi-herbaceous climber with large, dark green leaves densely spreading over the ground. Small pinkish-mauve flowers in large panicles. It grows rampantly (3-4 m of annual growth), filling the space between trees and shrubs. W..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 3-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 1-3 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 1-3 3 - 9Zones 3 - 9

Hydrangea anomala GREEN RACER®
Climbing Hydrangea GREEN RACER®

A compact but fast growing cultivar of heart-shaped or ovate leaves. Flowers gathered in umbels open in June and July. Frost hardy, undemanding and disease and pest resistant, particularly recommended for small gardens. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves decorat..

Selected by Szczepan Marczyński out of plants found in natural sites in Japan. Introduced in the market by Clematis The Source of Good Climbers, Poland in 2015.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 2-3 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 2-4 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 2-4 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7