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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
honeysuckle 'Sweet Sue'
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
'Sweet Sue' is a deciduous climber with rounded blue-green leaves and clusters of fragrant, 2-lipped, tubular creamy-white flowers that age to yellow, from mid summer to early autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Vigorous honeysuckle best in partial shade but tolerates full sun, thrives in any moist but well-drained soil
Propagate by layering, hardwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 after flowering
Pests May get aphids and thrips
May be affected by powdery mildew
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