The climbing habit of the vine – plants that do not support an upright form because of the weakness of their tribes – gives them an attractive and interesting visual function that can add a compelling focal point of your landscape. You can choose from many types of vines for your yard or garden.
For gardeners who want a one-year climber – a vine that lives for only one growing season – in their country, there is a wide range of possibilities. Annual vines need to be replaced every year, but usually cost less than long-lived plants and give you the opportunity to grow different types of vines throughout the year. Vines such as moonflower vine, with its large white flowers, and the cardinal climber, with its attractive red flowers, give your landscape with bright colors throughout the summer.
Perennial vines you can enjoy your plants from season to season, without concern with replanting. The Clematis Group perennial vines can provide your garden with blue, purple, red or white flowers, depending on the species. The silver fleecevine has bright foliage, wearing green and white flowers in late summer and can grow 20 to 30 meters per year. Both the Chinese and Japanese wisteria purple attractive to bears violet-blue flower spikes in spring.
Vines cling to the support structures in different ways. Some vines, such as American bittersweet, twine around the carrier in a curling motion. Others, such as vines, using tendrils, thin, flexible stems that attach themselves to the support. The Virginia creeper uses a special type of vine that has suctionlike properties to hold on almost any type of structure. English ivy, wine, among other things, has aerial roots, which draw on a variety of surfaces.
Choose what type of vine for your landscape, you will ensure they provide the right support. Do not allow aerial root vines or vines with suction tendrils climb a wooden structure, such as a fence or railing. You can easily damage the wood. Leave them with a brick or stone support or make a grid for them from rotting wood. Use of copper or aluminum support in the preparation of metal, to prevent rust.