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Ipomoea batatas

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A perennial in its native tropics it is used as a heat-tolerant summer annual with trailing vine-like growth.Exotic colored foliage creates stunning combination plantings in beds or patio pots.
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Sweet Pea

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Sweet peas give a sensational show of exquisitely coloured flowers on floppy scrambling stems that need supporting. The best have a rich scent that carries right across the garden
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Honeysuckle

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The early Dutch honeysuckle has large cartwheel-shaped flower-heads made up of rings of curved almost tubular individual flowers. These deepen in colour slightly as the flowers age so the plants appear to have cream apricot-pink and rosy flowers all open at once. The plants are vigorous twiners that climb rapidly
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Cobaea

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A vigorous climber grows 3 m or so over the summer. From August (provided the seeds have been sown early enough) until the first frosts it produces very large and distinctive flowers that begin a greenish-white but turn to an inky purple with age.
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Vine (grape)

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(A) A vigorous high-powered tendril climber which can easily cover a house wall if left unchecked.Tiny green summer flowers are followed by late summer bunches of small grapes (B) Vitis 'Boskoop Glory' is a reliable varieties for cropping outside. The black grape can be used for wine making or as a desert grape (C) A white grape vine that's fast growing. (D) was a gift from Ann and Peter. (E) Bought 3/14 is a black dessert grape also used in wines.

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Clematis

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Deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seed-heads in autumn

Early Large-flowered clematis have large star-shaped flowers in early summer, often with a second flowering in late summer

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Ivy

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Irish ivy has dark green leaves that have five points. To grow as ground cover pin down the shoots and they will quickly take root. Alternatively it can also be grown as a climber. As with most ivies it can be trimmed into shape at any time of year.
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Virginia Creeper

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A vigorous climber that needs a large garden to be seen to best effect. It makes an attractive foliage plant especially with its fantastic autumn colours.
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Campsis

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A fast growing vine that can soon cover walls gazebos or fences. The red flowers are large: 10 cm wide This vine is worth growing for its tropical-looking flowers
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Ipomoea

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A climbing version of Morning Glory with dramatic blue flowers. Recommended for training over a pergola