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LONICERA x americana

Commonly known as Honeysuckle

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES

(Syn. Grata) - very sweet-scented honeysuckle. Flowers start white, passing to pale and then deep yellow, heavily tinged purple outside
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  • Evergreen - to semi evergreen. Paired, dark-green leaves. Upper pairs are united into elliptic discs.
  • White - starting white
  • Yellow
  • Height - 7-8m (23-26ft)
  • 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 climber. Flowers intermittently from early summer to autumn. Produces whorls of tubular, 2-lipped flowers to 5cm (2in) long.
  • 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 - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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