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Lonicera caprifolium Italian honeysuckle
Planting position: Full sun.High rainfall areas.
Tolerates severe frost.
Requires regular, thorough watering during dry seasons.Compost-enriched well-draining soil.Early spring applications of complete fertiliser.Pruning when needed.
Propagate from autumn semi-hardwood cuttings.
A bushy climber, deciduous, with spring flowers clustered on thick stems. Thesescented blooms are cream-blushing-pinkly. The oval foliage is bluish-green.