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The species of potted climbers called Tropaeolum speciosum

The species called Tropaeolum speciosum, belongs to the Tropaeolaceae family, is native to South America and some territories of Mexico. Climbing plants in pots to be grown to cover grids and walls in the garden or on the terrace. The foliage is deciduous with a roundish shape, light green while the flowers are pedunculated and have a drooping appearance. Intense red in color, they open in large numbers during the months of the summer season. This herbaceous perennial thrives in cool, partial shade locations and prefers drained, loose soils. The soil must be mixed with portions of peat and sand, irrigation is regular in spring and summer. With the vegetative restart, the administration of a liquid organic fertilizer helps the development of floral production.

Perennial climbing plants of the genus of Cobaea


There are several creepers in potsfast growing included in the genus known by the name of Cobaea. Perennial plants native to the American continent, belonging to the Polemoniaceae family, are characterized by abundant and showy blooms with blue or purple bell-shaped shapes. The flowers open from the month of July until the arrival of the autumn season. The foliage is alternately pinnate, bright green. These plants fear too cold winters and must be protected from strong currents coming from the north. They prefer fertile, well-drained soil and partial shade exposure is ideal for obtaining a rich floral production. Irrigation is regular, the soil must be moist starting from the vegetative restart. In spring it is advisable to periodically administer a liquid organic fertilizer.

Vines in pots, the species called Akebia quinata


Belonging to the Lardizabalaceae family, the species of Akebia quinata is native to the Asian continent. Shrubby plant with a climbing habit, it is characterized by fast growth and compact foliage, composed of oval leaves with a waxy, dark green appearance. The flowering period begins in spring, the inflorescences are gathered in racemes, the trilobate flowers can be purple or brown. Next, flat and round pods appear. To grow well, they require large containers filled with fertile soil mixed with sand. They do not fear cold winters and the exposures must be sunny and bright. Irrigation is regular in spring and summer, fertilizations should be done starting from March,

Perennial climbing plants of Hibiscus syriacus


Native to the American and Asian continents, the species known as Hibiscus syriacus belongs to the Malvaceae family. Plants with deciduous foliage, initially require supports to develop on vertical surfaces. The most interesting ornamental aspect of these potted vines is the flowering period which begins with the arrival of the summer season and continues for the following months. The flowers are large and funnel-shaped, they can be white, red and pink, according to the different hybrid varieties and cultivars. The leaves are trefoil or oval with serrated edges, dark green. These plants withstand cold temperatures and can grow in both full sun and partial shade. They love rich, well-drained soils and irrigation is frequent, especially in summer.

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