Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica Halliana - EVERGREEN FOLIAGE & VERY LONG FLOWERING PERIOD - SCENTED FLOWERS. This Hardy Perennial Climber has been container grown so can be planted at any time of the year. We despatch WITH container so roots are protected
Hardy and evergreen, this Japanese honeysuckle has masses of fantastically fragrant, tubular, white flowers ageing to yellow from April to September and this changing colour can give it a beautiful two-tone appearance.The flowers fade to golden-yellow, followed in hot summers by small, purple-black berries which the birds enjoy.This long flowering honeysuckle is easy to grow and the attractive fresh greeen foliage provides all-year cover for a pergola, arch or a boundary wall. The plant is happy in sun or partial shade. This plant looks stunning when planted alongside Clematis Polish Spirit or Clematis Gypsy Queen, alternatively try planting this fragrant honeysuckle with Buddleja Nanho Purple.
Size of plant supplied : 12cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 45cm plus
Position: full sun or partial shade. Also grows quite well in full shade, although it won't flower as much
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: quick-growing
Flowering period: April to September
Flower colour: white ageing to golden-yellow
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: quick growing all year cover.
PRUNING: Evergreen so only needs a tidy and any weak or damaged stems removed mid-March. Secure any remaining stems to trellises if provided. For a detailed guide to planting and pruning visit www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide.
1 x 12cm Pot grown Garden Ready Plant. We despatch WITH pot so root system is safe. Shooting well ready for planting. We are commercial growers of climbing plants and use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is strong and healthy and will establish well.
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