LEYCESTERIA

Plucked from the shrubberies and game coverts of Victoriana an easy shrub for the modern wildlife garden and border foil for exotica.

Genus of about 6 species of suckering deciduous shrubs from cliffs and mountain woodland in India, the Himalaya, China and Burma.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their terminal or axillary racemes of attractive flowers or bracts. Good for woodland gardens.
    Place of origin
    India, Himalayas, China, Burma
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Leycesteria - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LEYCESTERIA

LEYCESTERIA crocothyrsos

LEYCESTERIA crocothyrsos

Golden Himalayan honeysuckle

upright shrub with arching shoots and golden yellow flowers. Reintroduced by Roy Lancaster

 
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£15.50 each 
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LEYCESTERIA formosa

LEYCESTERIA formosa

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

Pheasant Berry - with wine-red flower bracts and large red fruits which turn purple

 
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LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

young foliage is a delicate yellow becoming lighter yellow. Best in partial shade

 
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LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Little Lanterns'

LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Little Lanterns'

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

small growing form with golden-green leaves, white pendant flowers and purple berries

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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