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Wild Honeysuckle / Lonicera Periclymenum in 9cm Pot, Stunning Flowers

£12.99

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.

 

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

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. looks ok 4

    Posted by Unknown on 19th Apr 2019

    arrived very quickly, well packed
    planted up and now to see what happens

  2. So happy 5

    Posted by Angela Payne on 12th Jun 2018

    Lovely healthy plant. Good size. Very pleased