Hardy Native Woody Climbing Perennial, usually of woodland margins and hedgerows, with large heads of orange tinged bright yellow flowers in June to September.
Height x Spread:
Climbing to 120 in (300 cm) x 18 in (45 cm)
Very attractive to Butterflies and Bees; food plant for the caterpillars of White Admiral Butterfly and Lilac Beauty, Plain Golden Y and Broad Bordered Bee Hawk Moths.
Was widely used in herbal medicine for many ailments including rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, pneumonia and dysentery. Seldom used today