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The climbing plants in pots can bring a real touch of nature to any place, and they are a good way to add some privacy, too. These plants will create a nest of greenery where you can relax and rejuvenate and harbor in the mild soothing fragrance and lively colors.
Best Vines for Containers
2. Morning Glory
Morning glories are a good option and one of the best creepers or vines for containers. This old-fashioned plant is easy to grow.
4. Virginia Creeper
5. Climbing Hydrangea
6. Trumpet vine
Wisteria is one the most popular vines and it grows best in moderately cool climate. It can become huge, however, by providing solid support to the wisteria vine and some space you can grow it in a container, too. Also, it is required that you transplant this plant time to time into one size bigger pot.
10. Common Jasmine
11. Confederate Jasmine
12. Climbing Rose
Mandevilla is an eye catcher. With proper care and an optimal location to enjoy the graceful, funnel-shaped flowers of this plant appear all summer. However, Mandevilla requires warm climate to thrive but you can still grow it as an annual in cooler zones.
14. Cup and Saucer Vine
Cup and saucer vine is a fast growing abundant flowering plant that is native to Mexico. It blooms prolifically but to do this the plant needs an optimal bright location. In temperates, you can grow it either as an annual or protect the plant from winter by keeping it indoors.
15. Passion Flower
16. Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan is a perennial vine that requires a sunny place and a trellis to climb on. This period flowering climbing plant can reach a height of over two meters with good care! Thus, the Black-eyed Susan is ideal if you want color and privacy in your container garden.
17. Dutchman’s Pipe
If you are looking for an unusual plant for your container garden, plant the dutchman’s pipe. The lush, large and heart-shaped foliage also provide interest apart from flowers that have a mildly unpleasant odor. Growing this unique plant as a perennial is only possible in warm subtropical or tropical climates. Everywhere else (as the plant is not frost-tolerant) it must be grown in a greenhouse or indoors.
18. Butterfly Pea
Butterfly pea is a tropical vine. In a cold temperate zone, grow this perennial as an annual. Plant it in a medium to a large sized container with a trellis to climb on from the initial stage.
Moonflower is a fantastic night blooming plant with large trumpet-shaped fragrant flowers. Place the pot near your patio or bedroom window to enjoy its fragrance in the night but make sure the place receives morning sun and light afternoon shade. Deadhead or remove the spent blooms to encourage more flowers.
20. Asarina Scandens
Asarina, which is also known as climbing snapdragon, is perfect for growing in containers as it seldom exceeds the height of 8–10 feet. Many hybrid cultivars are available in the shade of different colors. You can also use this vine in hanging baskets or as a ground cover. Asarina is a more warm climate plant and often grown as an annual in temperate.
21. Canary Creeper
22. Sweet Pea
Grow sweet peas in warm zones in fall and winter. In temperates, plant this fragrant vine in spring or summer. When growing in containers choose bush type varieties.
23. Sweet Autumn Clematis
Sweet autumn clematis vine forms masses of amazingly fragrant flowers from late summer to fall (autumn). You can grow this vine diversely in both the cold and warm climates (USDA Zones 4-9). Also, in subtropical and tropical climates if shade from afternoon sun is provided.
24. Snail Vine
This beautiful tropical vine has rare snail-like fragrant flowers that are white in the beginning and later unfurl to lavender pink. However, it’s easy to grow snail vine in non-tropical zones, but the plant dies in winter and returns again in the spring.
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