LONICERA x heckrottii 'Gold Flame'

Commonly known as Honeysuckle, Honeysuckle

CLIMBING HONEYSUCKLES

Two-tone flowers of orange and purplish pink. Fragrant climber
  • Deciduous
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Paired, dark green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long, blue-green beneath
  • 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
    Twining climber. Produces 2-lipped flowers 4cm (1½in) long in terminal whorls
  • 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 heckrottii 'Gold Flame'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    L. americana x L. sempervirens
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (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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