Vivai Russo offers a great variety of climbing plants which are listed below
Bignonia is a
genus of plant belonging to the family of Bignoniaceae.
It is a vigorous,
deciduous, resistant to cold plant and grows with great speed up to more than
10 meters of height.
You can find it in all regions of Italy.
Bougainvillea is a genus of plant in the Nyctaginaceae family, native to
tropical areas. It includes shrub species with fickle, often thorny stems and
evergreen, oval, bright green, clear, sometimes shaped. The flowers are tiny,
tubular, white or cream, but they are underlying by large coloured bracts of
white, yellow, orange, pink, red, lilac or violet that bloom in waves from
spring until autumn.
Clematis is a
genus of flowering vines in the family Ranunculaceae.
climbing properties, the clematis is also known for its abundance of flowers.
are usually hermaphrodite and are rarely unisexual, actinomorphic and tetramers.
flowers are available in a great variety of colours, including yellow, white,
pink blue and purple; they also range in shapes: flat open disks, tubular or
It is possible to have clematis flower in May-June.
commonly called creeping fig, is an evergreen climbing vine.
foliage consists of ovate, heart-shaped leaves of a shiny green colour.
The stem is over 60-80 cm long, thin and branched.
Helix is an evergreen climbing vine, that belongs to the family of the
Araliaceae. It has a thin, flexible stem that becomes woody over the years. The
leaves have a long stalk and varies in size.
You can find
in in different colours, from dark to light green.
inflorescence that takes place in September-October produces small, spherical, green
flowers and dark berries.
Common Ivy’s fruits and leaves are toxic.
Jasmine is a
genus of vine in the olive family Oleaceae.
There are more
than 200 species of deciduous or evergreen Jasmine and they are all cultivated
for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
can be opposite, alternate, trifoliate or pinnate.
Flowers bloom from June to September and can be white or yellow,
although they can be also slightly reddish.
Lonicera is a
plant that belongs to Caprifoliaceae family.
evergreen, deciduous or vine species belongs to Caprifoliaceae’ family; they
are cultivated as ornamental garden plants with numerous cultivars available
such as Lonicera pileara and Lonicera nitida.
can be deciduous or evergreen, they are opposite and 1-10 cm long.
Many species have sweetly scented and creamy-coloured flowers, which can
reach 70-90 cm in height.
creeper is a species of flowering plant in the grape family Vitaceae.
The leaves are
composed of five leaflets with toothed margin.
small and yellow, produced in clusters in late spring.
They mature in late summer into small purplish-black berries.
Quadrangularis is a fast-growing tropical vine commonly known as Giant
It requires a
temperature no lower than 16° and humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil and a
position in dappled shade where it can grow up towards the sun.
pruning to the vegetative recovery must be practised, in order to maintain a
compact appearance to the plant and to have strong flowers.
Passiflora does not tolerate in any way the water stagnations in the
soil, so both in pots and in the ground it is necessary to add some sand to
improve the structure of the ground in order to guarantee a rapid drainage of
the excess water.
Plumbago is a
genus of flowering plant that belongs to Plumbaginaceae plant.
include shrubs and vines that reach 1-2 m in height. Leaves are small, oval and
light green. Instead, flowers are white and purple with a tubular corolla with
five petal-like lobes, they are produced in racemes.
Rhyncospermum Jasminoides is a climbing shrub belonging to the family of the
Apocynaceae. It is an evergreen plant with paired woody stems that, without
support, assume a shrub behaviour becoming falling.
Since it has a
fast growth, it is used to create green walls, on which stand out the garish
and fragrant white flowers. These are very similar to those of Jasmine,
gathered in bunches of 8-10 with a star-shaped and tubular corolla with five.
The fruit is a
long capsule, when it is ripe, it opens and disperses its seeds.
The leaves are
opposite, oval-shaped and lanceolate.
In the juvenile phase of the plant they are of light green, but in
colder climates they can become reddish-orange.
Wisteria is a
genus of flowering plant that belong to Fabaceae’s family.
It is a
deciduous, perennial climbing vine and can grow 10-20 m over supporting trees
by counter clockwise-twining stems.
The leaves are
shiny, green with 7-13 leaflets that are each 2-6 long.
white, violet or blue, produced in 20-30 cm racemes before the leaves emerge in
The fruit is a brown, velvety, bean-like pod