West-facing borders receive a little shade in the mornings, followed by sunshine for the rest of the day.
Like east-facing borders, they're considered partially shady. However, as they receive hot, afternoon sun, the growing conditions are quite different between the two.
Shade-loving plants are less likely to thrive here, so it's best to stick to plants that can grow in full sun, as well as partial shade.
If you need to cover a west-facing fence or wall, take a look at this handy video on choosing climbers for a west-facing wall.
Discover some of the best plants for a west-facing border, below.