Posted: 17/07/2014 at 18:45
They do seem to take a year or two to get established. My best ones (pink) are against an east facing fence which remains dampish so they get early sun but avoid the baking hot sun. I also have a white one on a west facing fence which just about survives each year, but I have noticed it has crept under the fence and is doing well in my next door neighbours garden and it is therefore facing east there like my pink one. Give yours lots of drinks and maybe consider moving it in the late Autumn if it doesn't thrive.