Lonicera japonica ‘Aureoreticulata’ (wild variety: eastern Asia)
Habit: Creeping or twining shrub like a spider’s web, 1-2 m tall, even above 3 m; slow-growing, 20-40 cm a year, occasionally more luxurious.
Flowers: Tube-shaped, but rare, usually only in hot summers, white, cream-white when withering, June to beginning of September, very fragrant.
Fruits: Ovoid, black berries, unpalatable.
Leaves: Usually deciduous, semi-evergreen in protected areas, ovoid, conspicuous network of yellow or citrus-yellow veins, yellowish in autumn.
Roots: Shallow, with some runners.
Demands: Shady to slightly shady; likes warmth, moderately frost hardy.
Soil: Fresh to moist, moderately acidic to slightly alkaline, on all garden soil.
Hardiness: Zone 6b