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Lonicera × tellmanniana

Honeysuckle

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height3.5m to 5m
  • Spread2.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourBright orange
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Lonicera × tellmanniana (Honeysuckle). A woody, deciduous, twining climber with paired, elliptic-ovate, deep green leaves to 10cm. Tubular flowers are orangey to 5cm and appear from late spring.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Interest and use

Wall or trellis

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Humus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Fully hardy, 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 may be a problem.

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