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15th February, we are pleased to say that the nursery and gardens are open to visitors. We are also still offering click and collect orders from the website. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.

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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