Help us achieve our goals:
make a donation »
Join the RHS today and
support our charity
Free personalised gardening advice
RHS members get reduced ticket prices
RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens
Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops
020 3176 5800
Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm
Make a donation
Join the RHS today and support our charity
I have forgotten my password
Keep me signed in
Register for free to receive our newsletters, add comments to blogs/articles and to save content.
See what events are on near you and browse your bookmarked pages.
We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
When using this search
Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9
Other common names
Stauntonia are evergreen twining climbers with palmate leaves and small, bell-shaped flowers, male and female usually in separate axillary racemes on the same plant, followed by edible fruits
S. hexaphylla is a vigorous climber with leaves composed mostly of between three and seven leathery, elliptic leaflets, and axillary racemes of fragrant, dull pink flowers 2cm in length, sometimes followed by ovoid purplish fruits to 5cm in length
Japan Korea Ryukyus Taiwan
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Ideal for a warm sheltered wall with sun or partial shade in fertile, well-drained soil. In cold areas, grow in a container and overwinter indoors
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 11, needs no formative pruning but once a framework is established shorten lateral shoots back to 6-8 buds of the framework branches during summer then prune back the same shoots to 2-3 buds in early spring as for pruning wisteria
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
We're a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. We want to enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.
Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9