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3 Wild Honeysuckle / Lonicera Periclymenum in 1L Pots, Stunning Flowers

£25.99

3 Wild Honeysuckle / Lonicera Periclymenum in 1L Pots

Honeysuckle climbs with thin, twisted, woody stems. Oval leaves are arranged in pairs along the stem, dark green above and paler beneath. Flowers are long tubes with petals that curl open at the tip to expose the stigma and stamens. They are creamy white or pale yellow, often tinged pinkk and are arranged in a circle at the tip of the shoot. Fruits are small clusters of red berries.

Growing Details

Common Name: Wild Honeysuckle
Genus: Lonicera
Species: L. Periclymenum  
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Slightly acid - lime free soil
Height: 6m
Spread: 1m
Time to take cuttings: Prune immediately after flowering
Flowering period: Autumn and Summer

Description

Native species, useful for covering vertical surfaces. Important for night-flying moths, which are its main pollinators. Hummingbird Hawkmoth and long-tongued bumblebees visit by day. Berries are taken by Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush and Blackcaps.

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  1. Good quick service and healthy plants 5

    Posted by joy birnie on 18th Jul 2018

    good quality plants and excellent service from this company