Honeysuckle - Lonicera japonica
The Japanese honeysuckle is a twining vine. This ornamental vine grows best in slightly acidic soils and in full to partial sun. The vanilla-scented, tubular flowers bloom from June to August. They open in a soft white and fade to a creamy yellow colour.
What is Japanese honeysuckle suitable for?
Japanese honeysuckle is a classic climbing plant that finds its own way. Lonicera japonica is particularly decorative, for example, on outside walls or on a pergola. In addition, the open flowers provide a sweet-tasting nectar and are thus a magnet for butterflies, bees and bumblebees.
Honeysuckle vines in the garden
Honeysuckle vine is a prolific climber, reproducing so much that it can be difficult to manage. If allowed to grow over a fence, it can provide as much obstruction and privacy as a pure hedge plant. Lonicera japonica are spectacular, producing and delivering beautiful flowers. It is a beautiful plant that can grow up to 4 metres long. These vines are beautiful when inserted into garden areas and they grow great when trained on a trellis, and they can also overcome a fence and bring life to all lawn and garden areas. Honeysuckle vines grow great when planted in full or partial sun, and they can also adapt to a variety of soils, but prefer moist and well-drained soils.
Buy Japanese Honeysuckle
For 1 metre you will need about 3 - 4 plants.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use Lonicera japonica all year round.
|Botanical name:||Lonicera japonica|
|Growth form:||climbing plant|
|Mature height:||up to 400 cm|
Blossom / fruit
|Flowering period:||juny to september|
|Flower color:||white lightly-yellow|
|Soil type:||normal garden soil|
|Location:||sunny to semi shade|
|Flowering period:||all year round|
|Requirement:||3 - 4 per meter|
|Use for:||for the greening of pergolas, archways, walls, tub plant, fences|
|Ships as:||as pot plant|