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Climber for a pot?

greathatgreathat Posts: 14

Can someone please recommend a climber for a big half barrel pot please?  It will be in the Sun all day.  If possible one that is evergreen but that has flowers image  I think I might be asking for too much image


  • SalinoSalino Posts: 1,609

    ...the plant you want is Trachelospermum jasminoides, sometimes called Confederate jasmine.... you can get them in most garden centres.   It will need some trellis to twine around... and enjoys moist soil... regular watering... you might like to look that one up and see what you think...


  • greathatgreathat Posts: 14

    oh, I have a vague idea what that is.  Thankyou, will go hunting

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 21,722

    It's also called Star Jasmin. I have one in a pot, needs a big pot. It can look miserable after the winter but it soon picks up. People say it's tender, but mine survived -17° and snow

     This isn't mine, I haven't a photo, but it shows you what it's like.

    the 2011 -2012 winter. (I live in Dordogne)

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 21,722

    That's funny, it's changed the last two lines over! Above.

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,124

     Was going to be naughty and say this was my garden...but it isn't image

    Taken in Florence a few years ago. Would love to grow it here!

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • greathatgreathat Posts: 14

    Thanks all

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