LEYCESTERIA

PLUCKED from the shrubberies and game coverts of Victoriana an easy shrub for the modern wildlife garden and border foil for exotica.

Genus of about 6 species of suckering deciduous shrubs from cliffs and mountain woodland in India, the Himalaya, China and Burma.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Suckering shrubs with hollow, cane-like stems which collapse within 2-5 years, replacements appearing from the rootstock.
  • Full sun
    shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their terminal or axillary racemes of attractive flowers or bracts. Good for woodland gardens.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    India, Himalayas, China, Burma
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
Leycesteria - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of LEYCESTERIA

LEYCESTERIA formosa

LEYCESTERIA formosa

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

Pheasant Berry - with wine-red flower bracts and large red fruits which turn purple

 
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LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

young foliage is a delicate yellow becoming lighter yellow. Best in partial shade

 
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LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Little Lanterns'

LEYCESTERIA formosa 'Little Lanterns'

Flowering nutmeg, Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasant berry

compact form. Bright golden-green leaves and white pendant flowers, followed by purple berries

 
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