Wild Honeysuckle / Lonicera Periclymenum in 9cm Pot, Stunning Flowers
Wild Honeysuckle / Lonicera Periclymenum in 9cm Pot
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 pink and are arranged in a circle at the tip of the shoot. Fruits are small clusters of red berries.
Common Name: Wild Honeysuckle
Species: L. Periclymenum
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Slightly acid - lime free soil
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.
arrived very quickly, well packed
planted up and now to see what happens
Lovely healthy plant. Good size. Very pleased