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Lonicera periclymenum
Common Honeysuckle 

Lonicera periclymenum
Common name

Common Honeysuckle

Group

Climbers

Family

Caprifoliaceae

Description

Common Honeysuckle. A twining climber with mid-green leaves and very fragrant white to yellow flowers; often red-flushed. Max Height 7m. Flowers July to August. Fruits August. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Climbing
Fragrance
Yes
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
7m
Ultimate spread
1m

Colour

Flowers
White; Yellow in July; August
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in August
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Division
Usage
Climbing wall
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter; Early spring Remove crossing branches to help framework
Maintenance
Keep free from weeds; Mulch; Cut back in winter
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Thrips

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