climbing plant


: a plant that attaches itself to something, such as a wall, as it grows up it

Examples of climbing plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Susceptible to root rot, use well-draining soil when planting this evergreen, climbing plant. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2023 This vigorous climbing plant needs a large pot and trellis to climb. Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, 13 May 2023

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“Climbing plant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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