How to cover a west-facing wall

Watch this video clip to get ideas on how to adorn west-facing walls with beautiful climbers and other plants.

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Monty Don checks on the progress of plants he put in this spring along a west-facing wall, in this clip from Gardeners' World. Providing flowers from spring to autumn, his selection includes three white-flowered clematis (Clematis paniculata, 'Alba Luxurians' and 'John Huxtable') and two classic roses (pale pink 'New Dawn' and white 'Madame Alfred Carrière'). Check out these beautiful plants in this video, and if you have a west-facing wall, give them a try.

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