Climbing Plants – Six Top UK Online Suppliers

 

Climbing Plants – Current Offers & Six Top Suppliers 2009

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Climbing plants give height to a garden and can also be used to cover ugly features.   Whether you are looking for a virginia creeper or boston ivy to cover a wall, or a passionflower (passiflora) to enhance a wall, you will find a good variety of climbers shown on the websites listed below.  

Note that clematis and rose bushes (including climbing varieties) have their own pages.

Crocus Online Garden Centre

Crocus, based in Windlesham, Surrey, has an excellent selection of climbers available at most times of year. These include boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata “Veitchii”  and virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia),  japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica), and both chinese and japanese wisteria.  There are also useful features on jasminum and fragrant summer flowering climberss.   Online ordering.

Coblands Nurseries – Best 4 Plants

Coblands Nurseries grows over a million plants a year in the “coblands” of Kent. They are a well-known for their trade sales but now also have a retail plant centre in Reading and sell online. They have a wide variety of perennial plants available.

Burncoose Nurseries

Burncoose plant nursery is set in 30 acres of woodland near Redruth in Cornwall. They can supply an extensive range of climbers including evergreen varieties ranging from the passionflower (passiflora) to ivy (hedera helix),  the semi-evergreen akebia quinata,  and both deciduous and evergreen varieties of honeysuckle (lonicera).  They also list more than 20 species of wisteria.  Orders and payment can be made on line or by mail order.

Buckingham Nurseries

Buckingham Nurseries, based in Buckingham, has a well-established mail order business.  They have a good range including Jasminum nudiflorum, Jasminum officinale, virginia creeper (parthenocissus), a new honeysuckle (Lonicera “Mandarin”) and the popular Hedera helix “Goldheart”. Order through the website or by phone or mail if you prefer.

Glenville Nurseries

This small family-run nursery, based in Wisbeech, specialises in young shrubs. Most plants are supplied in 7-8cm pots.  Their range of climbers include several varieties of Lonicera japonica and Hedera helix and many others such as climbing hydrangea, Clematis, Solanum, Sollya and Vitis. Orders can be placed and paid for through the web site. Payments can be made by other means if you prefer.

Crocus Online Garden Centre

Crocus, based in Windlesham, Surrey, has an excellent selection of climbers available at most times of year. These include boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata “Veitchii”  and virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia),  japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica), and both chinese and japanese wisteria.  There are also useful features on jasminum and fragrant summer flowering climberss.   Online ordering.

Fir Tree Farm Nursery

Fir tree farm plant nursery is based in Cornwall and boasts a huge number of perennials and also a substantial collection of climbing plants.  Climbers include varieties of passionflower (Passiflora), Lonicera japonica and Akebia quinata and many rare varieties such as Sandersonia, Bomerea, and Calystegia.   The full catalogue can be viewed on the website but ordering is by mail only.

Other Websites Selling Climbing Plants

Willingham Nurseries

Over 300 varieties of clematis, honeysuckle, jasmine, hops and more.

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