• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'

Hall's Japanese honeysuckle

Hall's Japanese honeysuckle

© � RHS 1993

  • Other common names Hall's Japanese honeysuckle
    Japanese honeysuckle 'Halliana'

  • Genus Lonicera can be deciduous and evergreen shrubs, or climbers with twining stems. The tubular or two-lipped flowers, often very fragrant, are followed by red or black berries

  • Family Caprifoliaceae / Caprifoliaceae

  • Species 'Halliana' is a vigorous twining large evergreen climber. Leaves ovate, dark green; flowers to 4cm in length, white, soon turning buff-yellow, highly fragrant. Berries glossy, black

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Climbing

  • Fragrance Flower

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Clay

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    4-8 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    1-1.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    5-10 years

How to grow

Cultivation Vigorous honeysuckle best in partial shade but tolerates full sun, thrives in any moist but well-drained soil

Propagation Propagate by layering, softwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Wall-side Borders Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 11 in early spring

Pests May get aphids and thrips

Diseases May be affected by powdery mildew

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