Climbing plants – fast-growing and flowering vines for your garden

Spring comes with its typically changeable weather, sometimes it rains again, sometimes the sun shines strongly. Despite the changeable nature of this time of the year, now is the best time to take care of the garden. Our practical tips for a successful Gardening in the spring can help you a lot to plan your outdoor area in the long term and to redesign it now. But have you also thought of a very natural decoration for your house facade or pergola? If not yet, then today we will be glad to give you some tips in this regard. In the following article we want to take a close look at fast-growing and beautifully flowering climbing plants and provide interesting information and practical care tips about these climbing plants. The fast-growing climbers can cover bare walls and damaged fence areas perfectly and bring a romantic touch to your garden landscape. Its flowers are striking, but decorate the outdoor area in an unobtrusive way.

The magnificent flowers of the Italian Clematis (Clematis viticella) are a good view of the old fence.

  • Climbing plants that bloom beautifully

We have selected the following climbing plants for garden and terrace according to two important criteria. First, they all grow rather quickly and, when planted now, can cover large areas of your house facade by summer, tend to wrap around the pergola or climb up the bridle.

Of course you have to get these plants a suitable scaffolding, otherwise they do not develop properly and show little of their natural beauty. The second feature of the selection of climbing plants in this article are their magnificent flowers. If you have these plants in the garden, you would enjoy a sea of ​​flowers from spring to late autumn. They bloom at different times, so you can experience their flowers from June to October. Some exude a delicate scent and make your garden area a place to relax and even feel inspired. All this you can experience with the wonderful climbing plants from our list!

From mid-June to September, these trumpet-shaped flowers hang on the facade of the house and exude their wonderful fragrance all around.




  • The most popular climbing plants

Here are our favorites among the flowering climbing plants. Their natural shapes and colors are so impressive that they are real eye-catchers in the garden. In addition, these creepers can give your outdoor area a refined look and admire their natural beauty for months.

The small white flowers of the climbing hydrangea are an ornament in the garden.

  • Climbing hydrangea (Hortensia petiolaris)

The climbing hydrangea is a decorative climbing shrub, still easy to care for and hardy. Originally from the Far East, this hydrangea is widely used in countries such as Japan, Taiwan and Korea. If you want to have this natural beauty in your outdoor area, the time between March and mid-May is the best time to plant them. The climbing hydrangea prefers a cool and shady location, it thrives perfectly in humus rich soil. It is ideal for greening any sun-poor north wall. Their small, white flowers have a sweetish aroma, they appear in May and the flowering period lasts until the end of July, in certain places until later, depending on the climatic conditions. In autumn, their leaves turn yellow and again make a great eye-catcher. Nature shows us her best side with the climbing hydrangea.

Nice, but poisonous! Avoid even skin contact with the climbing trumpet, because all its parts are poisonous!



  • Climbing trumpet (Campsis)

The climbing trumpet is also known as a trumpet flower or trumpet winds. This is a perennial climbing plant with funnel-shaped or trumpet-shaped flowers, so it carries the names already mentioned. We have two species, the American and the Chinese Trumpet Flower, but you often find a cross between the two species. These climbing plants delight the eye with their bright flower colors that decorate the garden from August to late autumn. The color palette is wide-ranging from old pink to orange and scarlet to dark red. In order for you to admire the flowers of the climbing trumpets in your own garden, you must first choose a warm and sunny location for these climbing plants. They do not like the shade, but thrive just as well in the neutral as in the calcareous and acid soil. The trumpet flower can not tolerate long periods of drought, so it has to be watered regularly in summer.

Extra tip: Please be careful when cultivating the trumpet flowers. All parts of these magnificent climbing plants are poisonous, so it is recommended to avoid any major contact with their leaves and flowers!

The sea of ​​flowers of wisteria usually appears in April, especially when the weather plays along.

  • Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis)

The Wisteria is also known as Blauregen with us. This is undoubtedly one of the most popular climbing plants of the Germans. The blue rain comes originally from East Asia, it is also very popular in North America today. In this country two kinds are well spread, the Wisteria-sinensis and -floribunda. Their flower clusters are attractively colored in white, violet or delicate pink and serve as the best decoration on house walls, pergolas or other supportive aids. The wisteria needs a lot of care. The beautiful plant likes a sunny and warm location, but is not particularly susceptible to frost. In the shade or part shade the wisteria does not bloom. Even after the implantation, you must wait a few years until you see the delicate colors of their flower clusters. In the first years the blue rain does not bloom. He likes to curl up and can grow over 15 m. To properly care for it, you must cut the climbing plant twice a year.

Extra tip: Attention! All plant parts of the wisteria are poisonous, but especially the seeds and pods!

The clematis flowers from spring to late autumn.

We want to enrich our list of the most popular climbing plants with the beautiful clematis. It grows fast and even shows its delicate flowers in the garden or on the balcony for months. Around 300 clematis species are known worldwide. In our country there are also different varieties of these climbing plants, for example those with very large flowers and others with weak growth. You can decide for yourself which variety would be the right one for your outdoor area. Numerous hybrids bloom from May to October. The flowers can be colored in white, pink or purple and decorate your garden until late autumn. This climbing plant is considered easy to maintain, it has no high demands on soil and weather conditions. All varieties must, however, be cut back, for example in the case of Clematis alpina and Clematis montana, preferably immediately after flowering. There are clematis varieties that thrive very well in the tub and can decorate your balcony or the terrace, from spring to late autumn!

The finger-leaved akebie is still called chocolate wine.

These are just some of our favorites among the fast growing and beautiful flowering climbers. Scroll down and enjoy the natural splendor of other less or more well-known vines.

The moonflower (Ipomoea alba) opens its delicate white flowers only at night, from sunset to sunrise and spreads a beguiling aroma.

The star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is a fragrant, evergreen vine.

True hops (Humulus lupulus) not only look good, they are used in beer brewing.

Above all, we appreciate the decorative character of the hyacinth bean, although it is considered edible in Asia and Africa.

The leaves of most climbing plants are colorfully colored in autumn and are a nice eye-catcher in the garden.

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