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LONICERA periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'

Common honeysuckle, Woodbine

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES
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  • Good to know - form of native honeysuckle.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids.
  • Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. Named after Graham Stuart Thomas, horticulturalist and garden designer, 1909-2003.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - in metres - 7m (22ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous, woody, twining climber. Tubular, 2-lipped flowers to 5cm (2in) long in terminal whorls. Long flowering period. Red berries follow in autumn.
  • Deciduous - paired oval, mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in)
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented flowers
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
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Clear creamy yellow, heavily scented

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