Berries Jubilee® Woodbine Honeysuckle
Lonicera periclymenum 'Monul'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||lon-ISS-er-a per-i-sli-me-num|
|Lore||The species periclymenum was named from the Greek herbalist's term for surround, to describe its twining habit. This plant is valued by crafters who depend on its bright red berries in the fall as cut material for indoor decorating with wreaths and garla|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining woody stems quickly reach 15 to 20 ft. long.|
|Bloom Time||Summer and Fall|
|Design Ideas||Wild honeysuckle is an exceptional cottage garden vine. Train over arbors and gateways, along fences and into treillage. Makes the best choice for wild gardens where it's allowed to climb into dead trees. Super wildlife plant that blends well with American natives.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Naturalizes Well, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Oak-Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea); Bee Balm (Monarda); Milkweed (Asclepias); Aster (Aster)|
Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer in spring. Provide light support if upright form is desired. Prune only as needed to maintain size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9