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plant for an obelisk


By Cja

United Kingdom Gb

I have a 5 foot obelisk in a modern dark grey (possibly fibre based) deep square topped (about 18 inch) pot, I have tried growing a clematis - but think the roots got too hot, and sweet peas - which soon looked very tatty.
Can anyone suggest a plant that will look good for a decent length of time and stand the hot roots. It could be put in the greenhouse to overwinter if tender - thanks in advance.



I have a couple of obelisks, one has a Vitis growing up (fantastic foilage) the other has a Jasmin (lovely scent). They are both in full sun and thrive.

1 Jun, 2008


Black eyed susan vine always looks good.

11 Jun, 2008

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