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Other common names
honeysuckle 'Dropmore Scarlet'
Lonicera sempervirens 'Dropmore Scarlet' Lonicera × brownii 'Fuchsioides' misapplied
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
'Dropmore Scarlet' is a vigorous semi-evergreen climber with rounded blue-green leaves and terminal clusters of narrowly trumpet-shaped bright scarlet flowers over a long period from mid summer to late autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing or South-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, humus-rich moist but well-drained soil. Best in partial shade but tolerant of full sun
Softwood, semi-ripe or leaf bud cuttings from late spring to late summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11
Pests Aphids, especially honeysuckle aphid and thrips may be a problem
Fungal leaf spot and powdery mildew can cause leaf drop
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