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.