Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'
A vigorous deciduous climber ideal for covering a boundary wall or fence in a sunny site.
Lonicera 'Graham Thomas' is a creamy yellow form of our British native honeysuckle found in light woodland and hedgerows. The fabulous highly scented flowers are freely produced over a long period from July to September and are pollinated by moths. The red berries that follow in the autumn are popular with feeding birds.
Climate/Position: Full sun or partial shade
Height/Spread: Up to 8 metres
Soil Requirements: Fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
Pruning: Cut back established plants after flowering by removing a third of the flowering shoots.
Special Requirements: Applying a mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring is beneficial.
This honeysuckle is named after the great gardener and nurseryman Graham Stewart Thomas.