LONICERA brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet'

Commonly known as Scarlet trumpet honeysuckle

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES

Clusters of deep orange-scarlet tubular flowers
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LONICERA brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet'

 
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  • Deciduous
    to semi evergreen. Paired, blue-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Orange
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Climber Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Twining climber. 2-lipped flowers to 3.5cm (1½in) long in terminal whorls, sometimes followed by red berries.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - L. hirsuta x L. sempervirens.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids
  • Place of origin
    northern hemishpere.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Lonicera (Climbing) - Care Guide

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