Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: humus-rich, preferably alkaline, moist, well-drained soil (or John Innes No3 potting compost for container-grown plants); Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: October and November; Hardiness: fully hardy Clusters of yellowish-green autumn flowers, followed by spherical, black fruit and glossy, three to five-lobed, dark green leaves, which are irregularly daubed in gold. This vigorous, self-clinging, evergreen climber is perfect for covering walls and fences and dry shady areas under shrubs and trees. It’s an excellent choice for the wildlife garden since it supports a wide range of native species; Garden care: Water regularly during the growing season. Plants may be pruned at any time of the year to keep within bounds. Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy.