Best 24 Climbing Plants For Pots

At first glance the idea of growing climbing plants in containers seems slightly strange, but provided you can add something on which the plant can climb it is perfectly feasible. Naturally some climbing plants will be better suited to this treatment than others. For instance I would think twice before growing wisteria in a pot. However this article by GreenYardStuff from the Greenyard website suggests 24 vines that can be grown in this way.

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.

1. Ivy


Ivy is one of the best climbers for containers. Its ability to adapt to all types of position makes it an excellent choice for beginners. It can grow up to 80 feet high, and its evergreen foliage remains green even in winters. Plant it in a container?that is wide and shallow rather than narrow and deep.

2. Morning Glory

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.

3. Clematis

Clematis is the perfect plant to add vertical height and interest to any container garden. Plant clematis in a large container. Fertilize this plant regularly and make sure to always water it thoroughly and deeply.

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