LONICERA (HONEYSUCKLE)

(D = deciduous leaf losing and E = evergreen)

These fragrant-flowered twiners, favourites for walls or fences, all do well in shade.

Lonicera browniifuchsioides.semi-evergreen, orange-scarlet flowers, July and August.

L.    henryi (E), dark green leaves, reddish flowers in June.

L japonica (E), very fragrant, creamy flowers, which turn a deeper shade on maturity and bloom all summer.

L.j. Aureo-reticulata (E), a foliage plant with gold-netted leaves.

L.j. Halliana (E), white flowers, yellowing with age, in summer.

English: Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) T...

English: Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) The ancient name for our native honeysuckle is woodbine. The flowers of honeysuckle are creamy-white to yellow, sometimes tinged with red, and are much loved by bees, butterflies and hawkmoths. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

L.    periclymenum (woodbine) (D), the wild honeysuckle found in the hedgerows and flowering from July to September.

L.p. Serolina (late Dutch honeysuckle) (D), reddish-purple and yellow flowers from July to September.

04. January 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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