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Lonicera Periclymenum. Belgica is a vigorous deciduous climber with paired ovate leaves and fragrant red-flushed white flowers, ageing to yellow, in early summer, followed by red berries

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

 

Sunlight

Full sun, Partial shade

Aspect

North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height

4-8 metres

Ultimate spread

1-1.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

5-10 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Vigorous honeysuckle best in partial shade but tolerates full sun, thrives in any moist but well-drained soil

 

Propagation

Propagate by layering, hardwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Wall-side Borders Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

 

How to care

Pruning

No regular pruning needed. However trimming may be required to keep them to the space available, removing as much from the longer shoots as necessary after flowering

 

Pests

May get aphids and thrips

 

Diseases

May be affected by powdery mildew

 

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Lonicera Percly. Belgica

£9.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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