Lonicera periclymenum 'Graham Thomas'

2 lt pot (60cm cane) £24.99
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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.

  • Humans/Pets: Fruit are ornamental - not to be eaten

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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"

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Remembrance plant


Purchased in memory of my late brother ( Graham Thomas) . Very pleased with this plant, growing very well with masses of fragrant blooms.




Excellent plant


One of the best honeysuckles.

Jonathan Sidaway



Fragrant plants


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

J the gardener



A lovely plant


A lovely plant!

Caroline L



Feisty honeysuckle that looks and smells delectable


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



Bought to grow up an arch


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


Knighton Powys.



5.0 6


I have Japanese Yellow Honeysuckle and Jasmine growing in the same area. Should I be controlling the Honeysuckle or even get rid of it as it is starting to grow over and intertwine with the Jasmine.

Fylde Mike

Hello, and thank you for your question. It sounds as though the honeysuckle may be dominating over the Jasmine, and while the two are very complementary together it may be that you need to prune back some of the older stems of the honeysuckle, after flowering, to a strong growing point (above a leaf joint).


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.


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