Winter Honeysuckle

Lonicera fragrantissima

Winter Honeysuckle - Lonicera fragrantissima

Common Name: Winter Honeysuckle
Genus: Lonicera
Species: fragrantissima

Adam Lonicer was a German naturalist back in the 16th Century.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Provides winter colour
Awards: RHS Perfect for Pollinators

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: February & March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

The climbing honeysuckles are most well known but this deciduous/semi evergreen shrub is also a good potential addition to the garden. Very fragrant creamy white flowers are produced in Winter and early Spring. Native to China.

A recommended RHS Perfect for Pollinators plant.


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