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LONICERA x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'

Commonly known as Winter honeysuckle

SHRUBBY HONEYSUCKLES

Reddish shoots and fragrant tubular white flowers
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  • Deciduous
    Or semi evergreen. Paired, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Rounded shrub. Tubular flowers 2cm (¾in) long with conspicuous yellow anthers are produced in the leaf axils.
  • 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

LONICERA x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Hybrid of 'fragrantissima'. Best planted near a path to appreciate the delicious fragrance in winter. Good for early insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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