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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honeybush’

English wild honeysuckle

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  • Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honeybush’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honeybush’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & September
  • Height4m to 6m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourDeep pink, cream
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honeybush’ (English wild honeysuckle). This is a deliciously scented climber. It is a vigorous, twining, deciduous climber. The flowers are small white and cream, and bloom in mid-summer. The leaves are oval to oblong and fragrant. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Semi-evergreen, Vine

Origin

Europe, N Africa

Interest and use

Wall or trellis, hedges, ornamental, wildlife, spring/summer interest.

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  • Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honeybush’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring or from cuttings in summer or late autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids

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