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botanical name:
Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'
Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Honeysuckle, Woodbine
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: climber, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: twining
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
An excellent form of the common British native woodbine with large, very fragrant flowers of creamy white ageing to yellow. Vigorous twining deciduous climber with oval mid-green leaves. Slightly later flowering than some varieties. Red berries in autumn.

cultivation:
Will grow in most reasonable soils. Needs suitable support to climb up, a sturdy trellis or training wires on a wall.
Prune fairly hard after flowering, removing about a third of the stem length.

propagation:
From cuttings of by layering.

other notes:
Found in a Warwickshire hedgerow by the plantsman Graham Thomas.

RHS AGM

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