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Honeysuckle Lonicera Periclymenum

Honeysuckle Lonicera Periclymenum

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Lonicera Periclymenum, commonly known as Honeysuckle, is a delightful addition to any hedgerow. This charming climber gracefully winds its way through the natural landscape, revealing a profusion of sticky, fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers in mid-summer. The blooms exhibit a captivating peachy hue, delicately flushed with pink, making them irresistibly attractive to certain beneficial insects, including moths and bees. Following these exquisite floral displays, the woodbine produces glossy red berries with medicinal properties. Lonicera Periclymenum finds its place in various planting schemes, adding a softening and cascading effect at the woodland's edge, descending gracefully from the trees. Its enduring beauty and ecological significance make it a valuable asset to any garden or natural setting.

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Common Name Honeysuckle
Genus Lonicera
Plant Form
Plant Type
Climate Mediterranean, Mountain, Temperate
Plant habitat Tolerant of exposure
Sunlight Partial shade, Full sun
Watering Medium
Flowering period
Flower Colour
Season of interest Autumn, Spring, Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Hardiness Rating (RHS) H6 (-20 to -15 °C)
Soil type Moisture retentive, well-drained. Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acidic, neutral
Size Height: 8m, Spread: 2.5m
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A real treat for the hedgerow that twists and twines its way through naturally to reveal sticky fragrant trumpet shaped peach, flushed pink flowers in mid summer that are irresistable to certain benificial insects including Moths and Bees. The flowers of woodbine are followed by glossy red medicinal berries.

There could easily be a place for Lonicera periclymenum in every planting scheme. Adds a softening effect at the edge of a woodland cascading down from the trees.

 



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