Creeper plants are an under-appreciated option for creating beautiful and easy landscaping, especially with their ease of care. They grow and spread without much care and maintenance. In this article, we'll explore some popular creeper plant choices.
Botanical Name: Combretum indicum
Rangoon creeper bears reddish flowers. The flowers are fragrant and tubular, and their color varies from white to pink to red. The flowers change in color with age.
Botanical Name: Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea is a hardy shrub. It comes in different colors. Grow this plant in full sun for the best color and growth.
Flowering Cypress Vine
Botanical Name: Ipomoea quamoclit
The Cypress vine is an impressive flowering vine with small, delicate, papery star-shaped blooms in bright red. It also functions fabulously as a foliage plant with graceful and feathery fern-like leaves.
Bengal Clock vine
Botanical Name: Thunbergia grandiflora
It's also known as Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky Vine. The flowers are velvety cobalt blue flowers that look best on a gazebo or a pergola.
Botanical Name: Ipomoea sp
Morning glory is one of the most popular garden plants for attracting birds, butterflies, and other pollinating insects.
Botanical Name: Mansoa alliacea
Garlic plants stand out with their purple-blue flowers that really look spectacular when they're in bloom. They need lots of bright light or good bloom.
Botanical Name: Mandevilla
Mandevilla is a tender woody vine with very showy flowers. Mandevilla blooms heaviest in summer. The Mandevilla vine makes a great colorful addition to gardens.
Botanical Name: Allamanda
This is a flowering climber that looks lovely on a pergola of a roof. It has a woody stem and prefers a surface that it can use as support to fall over.
Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum
The Syngonium plant is one of the popular plants known for its heart-shaped leaves. They grow and spread voraciously; therefore, pruning is required. They can also be grown in water.
Botanical Name:Passiflora incarnata
It is a tropical vine that is easy to care for and grows well indoors. You can trail into different shapes and make the gorgeous flowers stand out.
Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina
Wandering Jew or Inch plant is a trailing herbaceous. It has small, oval leaves with silver-colored striped purple upper surface and deep uniform magenta.
Botanical Name: Portulaca grandiflora
Moss roses are a flowering plant that grows well in dry, poor soil but cannot withstand frost. They can be grown in hanging baskets and are suitable as ground covers.
Botanical Name: Sphagneticolatrilobata
Wedelia is an herbaceous, hardy perennial plant. It spreads aggressively. The plant will perform well in virtually any soil. Wedelia is widely used as groundcover.
Botanical Name: Centella asiatica
Brahmi, commonly known as Gotu Kola, Indian pennywort, and Asiatic pennywort, is a herbaceous, perennial plant. It is used as a culinary vegetable and as a medicinal herb.
Dr. Vandana K.