Pot Size (Supplied): 9cm
Characteristics: Dark-green oval leaves, tubular deep red-purple flowers (4cm), bears red or black berries
Growth & Spread: Height 5m - 7m, Spread 1.5m - 2m (150 - 200cm)
Flourishing Season: Flowering starts late from July to October (early autumn)
Water & Maintenance: Regular water needed until established, generally low maintenance required
Lonicera Serotina is a vigorous twining climber plant famous for its clusters of deep red-purple flowers delivering the perfect fragrance desired in a cottage garden. Also known as ‘Dutch Honeysuckle’, this large deciduous shrub needs plenty of room for its roots to expand. In return, it creates a sensational appearance over a wall or fence.
For a wonderful cottage garden plant, Serotina is a perfect choice to energize a shady north wall. Once established it gains some drought tolerance. Pruning a Honeysuckle Serotina is easy, simply cut a third of its flowering shoots.
Its tubular shaped flowers are streaks of pale white while the upper ones stay pink-toned red giving eyes a double-tone spectacle. This honeysuckle blooms finest flowers that proudly host prominent white anthers on top as an ornament.
Lonicera Serotina are climbers with twining stems, give them some basic support and watch them climb over walls swiftly.
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