We choose weaving plants and loaches for decoration of the fence
A well-groomed area, decorated with many green spaces and framed with an openwork fence, which seems to be woven from leaves and fancy flowers is the pride of any owner. Climbing plants for the fence as if specially created by nature in order to become a worthy decoration of the site, to change and transform the face of the garden. Climbing plants are an important element in the landscaping of the site, as they are able to bring greenery and flowering to places where other plants would not have enough space.
Weaving plants for the fence are universal elements for landscaping. After all, with their help you can solve several design problems at once:
- Decorative. Curly perennials can not only “dress” the fence: they adorn low buildings and fences, as well as openwork pergolas, trellises and arches.
- Camouflage. Weaving plants are designed to decorate unsightly exterior elements. They allow you to transform the plain walls of sheds, hiding small surface errors, compost tanks and barrels for collecting rainwater.
- Shelter. The fast-growing plants that curl the walls of the fence help protect against street dust and noise, providing the owners of the site with peace and quiet. They are planted along fences, open areas and arbors for saving shade and pleasant coolness.
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It should also be noted that loaches visually increase the area of the garden.
With the help of climbing plants, you can create a multi-level structure, due to which visually increase the area of the garden
Beautiful flowering curly perennials
The most attractive and popular among most gardeners are representatives of climbing flora - climbing roses. The variety of choices of these plants, having the most incredible colors and shapes, is simply amazing.
By choosing a successful combination of varieties, you can create an unusually beautiful fence that will delight you with elegant flowering and marvelous aroma for more than one year.
An unpretentious plant can be planted even by a novice gardener on its plot: it is enough to plant a bush in the illuminated area with fertile soil, and then only periodically fertilize and water the rose abundantly. Although climbing roses do not need special care, in the autumn with the onset of cold weather they still require pruning and additional shelter.
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Most varieties of climbing roses bloom in the first half of June, delighting with unusually beautiful flowering for 3-4 weeks. The rest of the months, the fence is decorated only with dense foliage of plants.
The climbing beauty New Down, whose three-meter-long whips are dotted with many delicate pink flowers, is capable of blooming throughout the summer
Sun-loving plants show the greatest decorativeness and splendor of flowering only in well-lit areas.
No less popular among the owners of suburban areas are clematis. Large stellate flowers that open on the shoots in the first weeks of summer do not cease to amaze with their marvelous flowering until autumn.
Beautiful flowers, densely covering the shoots, are able to create a continuous carpet dotted with "stars" of white, pink, blue and purple shades
Clematis need fertile soil and adequate coverage of the site. When creating optimal conditions and skillfully pruning the shoots, the flowering of clematis can be shed right up to the first frosts.
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Among the charming exotics, one can distinguish a number of varieties adapted for changing harsh winters. The main ones are: a long-flowering ´Balerina´ with elegant snow-white flowers, НNelly Moser´ with pale pink petals decorated with a bright raspberry stripe, ´Nikolay Rubtsov´, whose petals are framed by several contours, which creates the effect of “flower in flower”.Recent entries In April, I process roses so that no pests encroach on my beauties
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Creeping creepers to create a green carpet
Creeping creepers are ideal for decorating a fence. With the help of small suction cup-roots, they are able to conquer any height, freely covering a solid fence of 3-4 meters. The most picky among creeping vines: petiole hydrangea, honeysuckle and campsis. Having landed them in spring or autumn along the fence or support, the very next season you can observe how the powerful stems of the vines confidently climb the vertical surface, covering the fence with a green carpet.
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Petiole hydrangea is a beautiful lianoid shrub that freely reaches a height of 8 to 20 meters.
Against the background of green leaves of an egg-shaped pinkish-white flowers look spectacularly collected in panicled inflorescences
Among the most attractive varieties are:: Miranda ’, whose leaves are decorated with a yellow-cream border, as well as oak-leaved hydrangea with lush cone-shaped inflorescences and dense foliage, painted in autumn in saturated purple shades.
Wisteria is perfect for decorating durable concrete, stone, and brick fences. The photophilous liana, decorated with white, lilac or pink clusters of miniature flowers, is capable of transforming even the most ordinary-looking fence into a spectacular fencing of the site.
Marvelous flowers collected in racemose blossoms, blooming in early May, completely obscure the foliage and cover the fence
In landscape design, the most common are:
- Chinese Wisteria - reaches a height of 20 meters. In the summer months it is decorated with loose clusters with pale purple flowers exuding a fruity aroma;
- plentifully blooming wisteria - characterized by a larger size of ovoid leaves and the splendor of lowered white inflorescences. The branches of the plant are originally twisted clockwise;
- Japanese wisteria is one of the most spectacular vines, the branches of which reach a height of 8-10 meters, twisting around the support clockwise. Dense inflorescences with flowers of lilac blue and white shades reach a length of 50 cm.
The thermophilic campsis liana is known to many gardeners for its unusual orange flowers that resemble small gramophone finishes. Blooming in the second half of June, the liana pleases with elegant flowering until the beginning of autumn. She is not afraid of any adversity: the liana calmly endures frosts to -20 ° C.
The main advantage of this perennial creeper is gas and smoke resistance, as well as excellent resistance to urban conditions
When growing a plant, one should take into account its ability to grow rapidly, conquering the territory from weaker “neighbors”. Timely pruning and fertilizing will help maintain a compact form and decorative plants throughout the season.
An unpretentious honeysuckle plant can not only decorate the fence, but also bring a special aura, create a mood. Honeysuckle is considered to be the champion of unpretentiousness. Curly beauty prefers sunny areas, but also tolerates partial shade. It is not demanding on the composition of the soil, but is happy to respond with rapid growth and abundant flowering to fertilizing with organic fertilizer.
Exhausting during the flowering a subtle sweetish aroma, honeysuckle is able to make a suburban area like a paradise
Honeysuckle is unusually beautiful during the flowering period, which falls on the first month of summer. The graceful flowers collected in inflorescences can have the most incredible shades, starting with pale white and yellowish and ending with a spectacular combination of pink and orange. The most attractive varieties are: ´Serotina´ with bright red and raspberry flowers, Honeysuckle Korolkova with delicate Pink inflorescences, ´Grahm Thomas´ with cream and golden yellow flowers.
Decorative leafy weaving plants
Not requiring special conditions for growing girl’s grapes, it is attractive primarily because of openwork foliage, which in autumn, as if under the artist’s brush, is painted in surprisingly beautiful shades of burgundy and red.
Deciduous liana is able to grow up to 4 meters in just one year, covering a large area and forming a dense fence of plants
From spring to autumn, fences, twined with elegant shoots with openwork foliage, look just great. Plant care consists only in timely pruning, which prevents the overgrowth and thickening of the vine.
Fast-growing ivy is a popular element of landscaping. In terms of vitality and unpretentiousness, ivy can give odds to any climbing plant.
The evergreen plant, forming curly thickets, is able to maintain a decorative attractive appearance all year round. Ivy is great for temperate, mild climates.
The ivy-covered walls of the fence are a wonderful backdrop for spring-blooming daffodils and tulips or summers: gladioli, coreopsis, roses.