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LEYCESTERIA formosa

Commonly known as Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry



Pheasant Berry - with wine-red flower bracts and large red fruits which turn purple
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2018
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3 Litre

  • Good to know - a subject popular in Victorian shrubberies. Wildlife plant - birds eat berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - Himalayas, western China.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - 2m(6ft)
  • Spread - 2m(6ft)
  • Deciduous - oval, tapered, dark-green leaves to 17cm (7in) long.
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright, thicket-forming shrub with attractive bamboo-like first-year shoots. Flowers are in pendent spikes to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Full Sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil
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Commonly known as: Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry.
Young foliage is a delicate yellow becoming lighter yellow. Best in partial shade
£14.50 each

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