Evergreen Climbing Plant. Honeysuckle Lonicera 'Copper Beauty' * NEW INTRODUCTION* Glossy Olive and Bronze Evergreen Foliage and Scented Flowers. This Evergreen honeysuckle has been container grown so can be planted any time of the year.
Evergreen climbing plant - Honeysuckle Lonicera 'Copper Beauty' is a beautifully scented stunning honeysuckle with trumpet shaped deep copper yellow flowers, that are flushed red in summer. Honeysuckle 'Copper Beauty' has a long flowering period from June all the way through to September followed by small, purple-black berries in the autumn. In addition, this evergreen honeysuckle has new growth which has lush rich bronze hues and then the foliage turns into shades of deep blue-green. Lonicera 'Copper Beauty' is frost hardy and if you prune after flowering by removing one third of the flowering shoots and apply a mulch around the base it will encourage coppery coloured new growth for a fine autumn display. The foliage provides the perfect foil for complimentary planting as its dark shiny ovate leaves will accentuate the intensity of colours that you can choose to plant alongside it - a perfect host! This is a must have climber.
Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied: from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 30cm
Position: sunny or semi-shade
Soil: any - in pots multi-purpose potting compost and feed well
Growth rate: medium growing, Height (5 years) 3m, Spread 1m
Optimum flower period: June to September
Colour: deep copper yellow flushed with red hues in summer
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: new leaves and stems are a deep copper-bronze colour and in autumn the flowers are followed by purple-black berries
PRUNING: Evergreen so only prune to tidy in mid March. For a detailed guide to planting and pruning view www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide
FEEDING: we recommend 'Tomorite' normal strength diluted weekly from May to September
Wildlife: Evergreen foliage providing winter protection for hibernating beneficial insects, eg ladybirds.
1 x Lonicera 'Copper Beauty' Evergreen Honeysuckle in 9cm Pot. We despatch WITH pot so root system is safe. This container grown evergreen climbing plant can be planted at any time of the year. We use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is healthy.
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