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If I was to plant a wysteria plant against a south facing wall in a coastal area in NW Wales where we do experience quite windy and breezy conditions is it likely to thrive or perish?
Would a climbing rose of a certain variety fare any better?
Many thanks in anticipation for your advice.
I don't think you'd have any particular problems with planting wisteria on a south-facing wall - after all, we don't get much in the way of strong southerly winds in the UK - mostly north-westerly here, and I'm not far from NW Wales. I think problems usually arise with those plants which have foliage all year round, & a south-facing wall might mean that any plant there would get damaged by winter sunlight on frosty leaves, which wouldn't be the case with wisteria - or roses, come to that!