65cm Lonicera Periclymenum Serotina Honeysuckle 15cm Pot
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This shrubby climber bears fragrant, tubular white flowers, which mature to yellow and bloom from July to September. It will quickly grow to cover a wall or fence and attract wildlife and pollinators into the garden. It makes a great planting companion for roses. Lonicera periclymenum ‘Serotina’ bears large, fragrant creamy-white flowers streaked with dark red. It’s a vigorous climber and will quickly cover a trellis or arch. This plant is also great for planting at the back of a border or bed. For the best results, plant in moist but well-drained soil that receives dappled shade throughout the day. Generously apply mulch or well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant around 5-7cm (2-3in) deep in early spring.
How to grow Lonicera
If you are planting a climbing variety, make sure that you plant near a wall fence that has been fitted with a trellis or support wire Plant in a space with dappled shade that has a well-draining soil Water when the soil begins to dry and feed with a general purpose fertiliser in spring Prune flowers in the spring to encourage new growth in climbing varieties and to shape and neaten hedges Is Lonicera invasive? Lonicera is considered invasive by some gardeners and will outcompete other plants if left alone Prune regularly and remove fallen berries as soon as possible to limit the spread.
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