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LONICERA x tellmanniana

Commonly known as Honeysuckle

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES

Oval leaves and long copper-yellow flowers with a tinge of red before they open. Prefers a shady situation for best results
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Available autumn 2020 -
£15.50 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - paired, elliptic-ovate to oblong, deep green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, blue-white beneath, the upper pairs united.
  • Yellow - copper yellow
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • 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 - woody, twining climber. Produces terminal 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 - - L. sempervirens 'Superba' x L. tragophylla. Wildlife-friendly 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Lonicera (Climbing) - Care Guide

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