- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: June to August
- Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)
A popular, sweetly scented climber smothered in clusters of highly fragrant white flowers from June to August and pretty, fine foliage. This versatile, deciduous climber appreciates a sheltered, sunny, well-drained site, and can cope with dry conditions. Since it spreads quickly in all directions, it's ideal for covering a large south or west-facing wall or an unsightly garden building. In small gardens, it is best planted in a large pot and trained up a trellis or wall.
- Garden care: After flowering remove old and over-crowded shoots. Prune hard in autumn to keep it within bounds, but be warned that flowering will be retarded the following year.
“Particularly good for sheltered sunny gardens and patios, scrambling through trees or on sheltered roof terraces (with shelter from winds)”
Lucy Summers - Greenfingers Guides
“A sensuous climber for warm places - with heavily fragranced white trumpet flowers held in clusters - capable of twining through pergolas or close to doorways”
Val Bourne - Garden Writer