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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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
common honeysuckle woodbine
bearbind eglantine wild honeysuckle
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
L. periclymenum is a twining woody, deciduous climber with oval leaves that are borne opposite in pairs. Flowerheads, appearing in summer, consist of whorls of 2 lipped, long, yellow and white trumpets which are sometimes tinged red. Clusters of glossy, red berries follow
Europe, N Africa, SW Asia
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
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Occurs naturally in woodland, scrub or hedgerow; the evening scent of the flowers attracts pollinating moths
Propagate by seed or by layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wildlife Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning None required in a wildlife garden but may be pruned in winter if out-growing allotted space
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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