I'm no gardener, and need help with suggestions, please!
We've recently had the patio sorted in our garden. Unfortunately, due to the fact that we have a tiered garden (living at the very top of a hill), which has resulted in a large retaining wall. I want to grow a plant up the wall to reduce the starkness of the wall. Happy to put up trellis/wall wire etc.
However, Im no gardener, so need suggestions please.
Its an East facing wall, with unlimited direct sunshine from sunrise until about 13.00, sunlight until about 17.00 and then shaded until sunset.
I need suggestions for a plant that will:
Is hardy enough to cope with a poor gardener
Lasts for a good few years
Flowers for a fair period in the summer (not just a fortnight)
Comes in colours other than orange (sorry, just not a fan!)
I would really welcome any suggestions, please. My mom suggested I try this board as everyone has always been very helpful.