Shade Loving Climbers for Your Garden

climbing plant on a pergola

When planning your garden theme and layout, using the best climbing plants for shade is a good idea if your garden gets rather dark throughout the day. This is common in North facing gardens, as the sun often disappears toward the end of the afternoon.

However, it can be confusing when trying to understand which climbing plants are best for your shady garden. That’s why we have compiled a list of the best shade loving climbing plants to help your garden feel bright and colourful even when the sun disappears.

clematis

Clematis

Many Clematis plants do well in the shade, whether it be full or partial. However, some do still require a bit of sunlight, even if it’s from the top of the plant that hangs over a fence.

Clematis Top Picks

clematis barbara jackman
Clematis Barbara Jackman
clematis hagley hybrid
Clematis Hagley Hybrid
climbing lonicera

Lonicera

Lonicera, or honeysuckle, is the perfect climbing plant for shade as it blooms in mid to late winter. Produces a floral scent, perfect for those looking for a focus plant to tie their garden themes together.

Lonicera Winter Beauty
Lonicera Winter Beauty
Lonicera tatarica Rosea
Lonicera tatarica Rosea
pink roses

Roses

Some climbing rose variations are perfectly happy to do their thing in partial shade. We’ve picked some from our website that will thrive in shady conditions.

Danse De Feu
Danse De Feu
Rose climbing Iceberg
Climbing Iceberg
orange chaenomeles

Chaenomeles

Chaenomeles are a duluxe shrub with a spreading habit. This plant does well in partial shade and will brighten your garden throughout the spring season.

Chaenomeles speciosa Pink Lady
Chaenomeles speciosa Pink Lady
Chaenomeles speciosa Nivalis
Chaenomeles speciosa Nivalis

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