A garden with climbers is a place that feels as though it has come into its own - a space that envelops you and makes you feel at home.
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    Akebia quinata

    An invaluable climber for flowering in spring, with a delicious, fruity scent. It looks exotic but it is rigorous and easy to grow. I pick this too.

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    Clematis 'Crystal Fountain'

    With shaggy aster-like stamens this looks like a flower within a flower. It has huge saucer blooms in an incredible ice-blue mauve. Use this to clad a sunny or dappled shade wall from spring to autumn, or it's compact enough to go in a pot. This is an unusually long-flowering clematis.

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    Clematis 'Madame Julia Correvon'

    In a rich vibrant red, Clematis 'Madame Julia Correvon' is many people's favourite and rightly so, flowering from late June until the end of September. Like all viticella clematis, this is a slender, deciduous climber, perfect shimmying up posts and through shrubs and trees – a very reliable…

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    Clematis 'Prince Charles'

    My gardening hero Christopher Lloyd was always a big clematis fan and one of his favourites was 'Prince Charles'. It's very reliable and long-flowering, covered in light blue flowers from late June until the end of August. It looks similar and is in the same group as 'Perle d'Azur', but doesn't…

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    Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom'

    Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom' is an unusual – and tricky to find – variety of armandiii, with a pink flush to its petals just like apple blossom and its scent is extraordinary. This rambling clematis is ideal for hedgerows and trees.

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    Clematis montana 'Wilsonii'

    Clematis wilsonii has satin white star-shaped flowers, with incredible scent. Clematis montana varieties are the classic clematis to train up into trees to tumble down from above your head. They are quick-growing and vigorous, covered in flowers for late spring and early summer. I have these…

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    Clematis tangutica 'Bill Mackenzie'

    Clematis tangutica 'Bill Mackenzie' is a wonderful clematis with lovely yellow nodding flowers and then wispy seed heads which means it looks good almost all year. This starts to flower in early to mid summer and goes on looking good with its lemon coloured, lemon peel textured flowers and then…

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    Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours'

    Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours' has flowers in a beautiful red crimson-purple, this is a fantastic clematis – good, tough, reliable and free-flowering. Like all viticella clematis, this is a slender, deciduous climber, perfect shimmying up posts and through shrubs and trees – a very…

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    Cobaea scandens

    A fantastic, exotic looking plant with buds in green-white, deepening to purple as they age. This will clamber up and over your garden wall. I've picked a bunch of these in December on a sheltered wall in Sussex. Use them floating in a shallow bowl or simply mixed with rosemary in a tumbler. These…

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    Cobaea scandens f. alba

    This is one of my favourite plants growing in the white garden at Sissinghurst. There it covers arches over the path. Grown in a greenhouse, this will flower almost 12 months of the year. Cobaea scandens are a fantastic, exotic looking plant. I've picked a bunch of these in December on a sheltered…

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    Holboellia coriacea

    A vigorous, evergreen climber with a beautiful fragrance – like melon crossed with jasmine.

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    Lathyrus latifolius ‘Red Pearl’

    A perennial sweet pea with rich, carmine flowers throughout the summer. It will quickly grow to cover fences, walls or obelisks and although unscented, still makes a marvellous cut flower. Cut it right back to the ground in autumn for a fresh start the following spring.

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    Rhodochiton atrosanguineus (Purple Bells)

    Beautiful elegant hanging bells – including the clanger – in the richest purple.

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    Rose 'Guinee'

    A wonderfully scented, fabulous rich textured and coloured climbing rose for planting on a warm or south-facing wall.

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    Rose 'Madame Alfred Carrière'

    Rose 'Madame Alfred Carrière' is an incredible grower, this climbing rose has lovely clusters of white, sometimes flushed soft-pink, double flowers, which go on flowering for months at a stretch – vigorous and really healthy. Plant it to cover a wall, or to brighten a yew hedge, fence or…

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    Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'

    Rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' is one of the best and most beautiful of the ramblers, with long, trailing growth. Ideal for growing into a tree, for pergolas or for covering buildings. The flowers are pretty, dainty sprays of very pale pink, each held on a thin stem. It only flowers once, but does so…

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    Rose 'Rambling Rector'

    Rose 'Rambling Rector' is one of the most romantic roses with incredible scent and great clouds of semi-double flowers which look at their best climbing up and hanging down in great drapes from a tree. A favourite rambler of mine. This arrives ready to be planted out straight away, and will flower…

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    Thunbergia alata 'African Sunset'

    Black-eyed Susans are fantastic annual climbers, flowering hard until your first hard frost, and covered from soil to sky with open saucer blooms. This variety has flowers in all the colours of a spectacular sunset.

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    Trachelospermum jasminoides

    One of the strongest perfumed flowers in my garden. An evergreen which is reliably hardy in Sussex. I have had it growing on the Oast now for 20 years.

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    Wisteria sinensis 'Amethyst'

    Wisteria sinensis 'Amethyst' is a hugely floriferous wisteria, with flowers well before the leaves, so that you see them bright and clear. It has a powerful fragrance, lovely drifting in through open windows and doors. 'Amethyst' is a beautiful rosy mauve.

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    Rose 'Etoile de Hollande'

    An excellent performing, vigorous climbing rose with deep crimson blooms and great scent. It flowers first in June then again later in the summer. Grow this up a wall or fence for a fabulous display.

Flowering Climbing Plants at Sarah Raven

Transform a pergola or wall with wonderful flowering climbing plants, or be more adventurous and plant them through a tree. From roses and clematis to wisteria and jasmine; all our plant varieties are tried and tested in Sarah's garden at Perch Hill.