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Lonicera fragrantissima

For sale by Rachel the Gardener

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The scent of Honeysuckle in the depths of winter - what more could you ask? Semi-evergreen shrub, with fantastic creamy, fragrant flowers right in the middle of winter. Nothing special the rest of the year, but worth it. Plant near to a path which you use in winter.

Lonicera fragrantissima | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12
Lonicera fragrantissima | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12
Lonicera fragrantissima | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres
£30.00

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Grower Notes

This is a plant which has been lovingly trained as a standard, with one single central stem. Ideal for planting in a large decorative pot, so you have have it near the door when nothing else is flowering. Collection only, due to the size.

Sun or shade, any soil. Prune out older wood in late spring, after flowering.

Plant Finder: about Lonicera fragrantissima

Common names

Winter honeysuckle, Honeysuckle

Description

Lonicera fragrantissima (Winter honeysuckle). This species will bloom from late winter and early spring, the flowers are white and will stand out against the dark green, glossy leaves. It will prefers a fertile soil that is well drained.

Cultivation

They are easily grown in sun or light shade. They will need regular pruning to keep them from becoming tangles.

Interest and use

Fragrance, wall or trellis Winter/Spring interest.

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Lonicera fragrantissima | Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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