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LONICERA periclymenum 'Belgica'

Commonly known as Early Dutch honeysuckle

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES

Reddish purple flowers fading to yellowish
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  • Deciduous - paired, oval, mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - reddish purple
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • Yellow
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • 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 - vigorous, woody, twining climber. Flowers to 5cm (2in) long in terminal whorls, cartwheel-shaped. Red berries are produced in autumn.
  • 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 - - form of native honeysuckle. Wildlife plant - insects. Berries for birds and small mammals if not pruned
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - best pruned back to strong growth immediately after flowering
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Lonicera (Climbing) - Care Guide

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