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Other common names
creeping Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera flexuosa Lonicera japonica 'Repens'
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. japonica var. repens is a vigorous evergreen climber with purplish stems and leaves, and clusters of strongly fragrant white flowers tinged with purple on the outside
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 West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, 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, softwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 11 in early spring
Pests May get aphids and thrips
May be affected by powdery mildew
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