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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Sweet Sue’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Found originally on a shingle beach on the west coast of Sweden by Roy Lancaster, this splendid honeysuckle is named after Roy's wife and bears fragrant, cream flushed-white flowers throughout the summer. Ideal for growing against a sunny wall or fence.

Supplied Size: 3L deep containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Lonicera periclymenum  ‘Sweet Sue’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Lonicera periclymenum  ‘Sweet Sue’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June - September.
Flower Colour: Creamy yellow and white
Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
Habit: Large, twining climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
Height: up to 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

Notes: Lonicera periclymenum 'Sweet Sue' will flower best in a warm, sunny position.

Plant Finder: about Lonicera periclymenum ‘Sweet Sue’


Lonicera periclymenum ‘Sweet Sue’. This honeysuckles produces fragrant, cream-white flowers, which turn yellow as they mature. It is a vigorous plant with dark green, ovate leaves with reddish stems.


If growing in full sun, keep the roots cool by placing an upturned pot over them.

Interest and use

Grown for the attractive, fragrant flowers and for screening.

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Lonicera periclymenum  ‘Sweet Sue’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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