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10th December 2006

A wonderful winter flowering shrubby honeysuckle. It is true that it has rather a lot of supportive twiggery and rather a small load of flowers to hold up, but they have the most delicious scent that floats through the garden on a still winter day like threads of hot fudge cake.

24th January 2008

29th December 2012

Every year it flowers delightfully but rather sparingly, and every year I see L. x purpusii 'Winter Beauty' and L. standishii exploding with blooms and I wonder why I don't replace it. It has tenacious roots is the simple answer.

25th February 2015