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Lonicera japonica ‘Mint Crisp’ PBR

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A new introduction, Lonicera japonica 'Mint Crisp' is a climbing honeysuckle with cream marbled, cool green leaves from spring to autumn and fragrant, white flowers which fade to yellow in early and late summer.

Lonicera japonica 'Mint Crisp' gives its best foliage display when planted in light dappled or partial shade against a wall or fence.

Supplied Size: 2L deep containers (50 - 60 cm tall)

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Lonicera japonica  ‘Mint Crisp’ PBR | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Light, dappled or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June - September.
Flower Colour: Creamy yellow and white
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Lonicera japonica 'Mint Crisp' grows to be a medium sized, twining climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
Height: up to 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

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Common names

Honeysuckle 'Mint Crisp', Variegated Honeysuckle


Lonicera japonica ‘Mint Crisp’ PBR (Honeysuckle 'Mint Crisp'). This honeysuckle has fragrant white flowers which turn golden yellow as summer progresses. The leaves are marbled with yellow-green.


Likes well-drained soil. Deer resistant

Interest and use

Grown for its scented, attractive flowers which attract bees butterflies and moths.

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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