Plants to Cover Your Pergola Patio
There are many plants that you can be used to cover the pergola.
Basic functions pergola is a place to grow vines, but over time the function can be turned into the canopy to your patio. Essentially its functioned as a cover and make the shady patio.
Pergola can build attached or detached to your house and the function is still the same, to protect your patio or house for direct sunlight. Your pergola needs vines that not only produce shade but also beautify the patio.
Here are some example colorful vines suitable for the pergola
Can bloom continuously , yellow flower color. Alamanda will grow in the open and direct sunlight well and bloom continuously. Alamanda breeding by grafted.
Bougainvillea plants become very popular ornamental plant because of beauty and color and easy to take care. It’s tropical plants that’s why great for warmer climate but frost sensitive. This flower reproduces by grafted or cutting.
Plant grapes are also favorite in use as a plant which suitable for the pergola. This plant not only has a beautiful flower, but the fruit is edible. Grapes need frequent pruning and reproduce by cutting or plant its seed.
Many varieties of roses can be used for plants pergolas. These types of roses can be planted in summer, it is easy to grow with cuttings and not much need fertilizer. Rose need full sun and regular pruning
Rose. Climbing rose reproduces by cutting.
Shrubs stefanot ( Stepahnotis floribunda )
can grow well in the open and exposed to direct sunlight . Its summer-blooming plant repeated flower flushes beginning in spring, and continuing through autumn. Breeding or planting can be done by stem cuttings . Stefanot flower care is not too difficult, just when the growth of the fertilized with high nitrogen content . But when it starts flowering , give high phosphorus content of fertilizers .
Pink Alamanda (Mandevilla amoena)
Large pink flowers. can live in half or exposed to direct sunlight. but not good enough for the windy area. Pink Alamanda reproduced by stem cutting.