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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. x tellmanniana is a twining deciduous climber to 5m tall, with dark green, oblong leaves white beneath, and terminal clusters of tubular orange flowers 5cm long, often red-tinted, in late spring and summer
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
SoilLoam, Clay, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Vigorous honeysuckle, grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Tolerant of full sun but grows best in partial shade
Take softwood, semi-ripe or leaf-bud cuttings from late spring to late summer. Propagate by layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 immediately after flowering each year if required
Pests Aphids, particularly honeysuckle aphid and thrips may be a problem
Fungal leaf spots and powdery mildews, especially in dry conditions, may cause leaf drop
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