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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
'Pink Showers' is a woody-stemmed, twining climber with evergreen, oval, dark green and glossy leaves to 5cm long. Clusters of scented, star-shaped, pale pink flowers are borne in summer
'Tricolor' is a slow-growing, woody climber with twining stems, evergreen, variegated leaves which are soft pink and cream when young, mature to dark green mottled with white, and turn reddish in winter, and very fragrant white flowers in late summer
'Variegatum' is a medium-sized evergreen climber with twining shoots and glossy oval leaves margined and blotched with creamy-white, tinged reddish in winter. Fragrant white flowers 2.5cm in width in clusters become cream with age
'Waterwheel' is a twining, evergreen climber with narrow, dark green, willow-like leaves with pale, silvery veins. The leaves take on bronze tints in spring and may turn dark red or purplish in winter. Small, white, star-shaped, scented blossom may be produced in mid- to late summer, though it can be shy to flower
Star of Toscana is a woody, evergreen climber, to 9m tall, with narrowly oval, glossy green leaves which often turn bronze in winter. In summer, fragrant, star-shaped, pale yellow flowers, with a darker yellow centre, are borne in clusters
T. jasminoides is a vigorous medium-sized evergreen twining woody climber with glossy dark green, oval leaves 5-8cm in length and often turning deep red in winter; clusters of very fragrant white flowers 2.5cm in width become cream with age
T. asiaticum is a medium-sized climber with leathery, narrowly ovate, glossy dark green leaves 2-5cm in length. Fragrant, buff-centred, creamy flowers 2cm in width in clusters at the ends of lateral shoots
Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2014
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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