Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' P.P.#16240Item #8636 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Simply scentsational, this is possibly the most fragrant Honeysuckle of all! Exceptionally prolific, free flowering with showy, bright yellow blooms followed by bright red berries. Birds and butterflies will adore. Twining stems quickly cover a trellis or fence, blooming in waves from spring to late summer or longer. Unsupported, makes an excellent, easy-care ground cover.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing, twining stems 10 to 12 ft. long, spreading 5 ft. wide or more.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing, twining stems 10 to 12 ft. long, spreading 5 ft. wide or more.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid spring to late summerFlower color:Yellow
- CareCare InformationProvide average, evenly moist, well drained garden loam. Tolerates light shade in hot summer climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a slow-release, general purpose fertilizer in spring; repeat after first bloom flush. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Pruning is not necessary except to maintain desired size.Pruning time: prune after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:This selection was bred in Herefordshire, England.