Vines will grow even in colder climates. Make sure that you buy a strong strain.
Very beautiful over a pergola, protecting a seating area; also suitable for a south-facing wall. Provide a sunny, shelteredand in mid winter to a number of main shoots.
Deeply drained if possible.
Byor from eye .
coignetiae, crimson glory vine: Height 2 m; 3 to 5-lobed , 10-20 cm across, very fine autumn colouring. Does not bear grapes.
Vitis vimfera, grape vine: Height to 10 m; produces up to 7 m long tendrils every year; pale-green foliage. A strong form suitable for temperate climates is ‘Witte van der Laan, but for wine making ‘Muller Thiirgau’ is recommended. ‘Rembrandt’ is a particularly good black form, but unfortunately the grapes are very small.