Do you want to add some green to your landscaping?
Then, consider planting trellis climber plants. They're easy to grow; you can plant them in containers, need minimal care, and are drought tolerant. Today we'll explore three popular varieties of trellis climber plants.
This type of climber plant belongs to the class of ornamental shrubs and climbers. The plants are easy to grow as they flourish in ordinary garden soil. This type of plant is loved because of its evergreen nature. Even so, they can also be deciduous, depending on the species.
This type of climber plant is among the best options for covering the walls of a building. Their leaves range from dark green to blue-green, making your homestead look natural. Their sweet-smelling and nectar-filled flowers attract bees, butterflies, and birds. The flowers can blossom in beautiful bright oranges, yellows, pinks, and whites.
The best time to plant this climber plant is in early spring, and it should be on moist soil that drains water. For it to blossom, it needs adequate sunlight.
2. Trumpet Vines It is a beautiful type of plant to have in your yard. This plant can grow up to 40 feet tall in warm and wet areas in a single season, making it a perfect climbing plant for covering your fences. The name 'trumpet' is derived from the red trumpet shape of its flowers. It also has yellow and orange flowers.
With good maintenance practices, this plant can beautify your compound and attract hummingbirds and other pollinators throughout the summer. This climber plant can grow in any soil without adding organic matter. For the best results, expose the plant to adequate sunlight and plant them by a trellis or fence to act as a supporter.
3. Vinca Minor
This plant is among the best choice for covering walls and trellises. The small evergreen leaves make it an excellent ground cover, which can help minimize soil erosion. Its dark green foliage will not only look beautiful, but it will also attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard and increase your homestead's privacy level.
The plant is best planted in early spring on moist soil drains water well. To get it to blossom, expose it to full sunlight while removing the foliage that has already died during the fall season. If you want to keep this plant blooming all year round, prune them before they go dormant.
The above are the best types of trellis climber plants you'll love for your homestead. If you're not much into growing honeysuckle, trumpet vines and vinca minor are excellent options. They all have great flowers that attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators to increase the beauty of your garden.