Lonicera x heckrottii 'Goldflame'Item #5899 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
An excellent vine to use as a cover for trellis, arbor and fencing. Also works well when pruned to form a dense shrub-like shape. Purple to deep pink buds open to sweetly fragrant, golden yellow, tubular flowers throughout summer. Semi-evergreen in milder climates; deciduous in colder areas.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Twining stems quickly reach 15 ft. long.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:lon-ISS-er-aPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Twining stems quickly reach 15 ft. long.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Fast GrowingFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through FallFlower color:RedGarden styleCottageCompanion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Milkweed (Asclepias); Bee Balm (Monarda); Aster (Aster)
- CareCare InformationThrives in average to very fertile, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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