Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £17.99
available to order from late autumn
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Buy Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas' honeysuckle: Scented white flowers fading to yellow

This climber is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Fabulously fragrant, large, tubular, white flowers, ageing to yellow, from July to September and oval, mid-green leaves. This vigorous, deciduous climber will soon cover a boundary wall or fence in a sunny site. Later flowering than many other varieties of honeysuckle it's ideal for a cottage or wildlife garden.

  • Garden care: Cut back established plants after flowering, removing a third of the flowering shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

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Notes on Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'

"Nothing beats the sweet honeyed fragrance perfuming the warm, soft mellow air of a summer’s evening. Remember to take hardwood cuttings in Autumn of this indispensable plant –they are easy to do and almost foolproof"

Fragrant plants

5

Love this plant , it's so fragrant and easy to grow.

J the gardener

Wiltshire

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A lovely plant

5

A lovely plant!

Caroline L

Buckinghamshire

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Feisty honeysuckle that looks and smells delectable

5

This is the true common honeysuckle and it's the best. No poncy hybrid, this is a no nonsense beast that has climbed 3 metres in 6 months and will no doubt take iver the world next year. We have planted it in a Victorian vault, in a very large pot, and it is doing a beautiful job where not much will grow! The wall is in shade pretty much all day, but it has climbed up and is now gracefully entwining itself around the railings. What a star plant!

Fifi the forgetful

London

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Bought to grow up an arch

5

It grew quickly and it's already shooting this year.

Max

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Is this honeysuckle suitable for growing in a planter and if so what would be an appropriate sized one to use?

Climbing plant lover

This is a pretty large and vigorous climber, so it will not flourish for any length of time in a container.

Helen

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