Lonicera periclymenum 'Rhubarb and Custard'®

A new quite compact form of ruby-flowered, deliciously scented honeysuckle with an extended flowering season. More
1 x 3 litre plant, for autumn planting 200609-3L £26.95
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A new quite compact form of ruby-flowered, deliciously scented honeysuckle with an extended flowering season.

It's quite quick growing too. I love to pick this for a vase for my bedroom.

Genus Lonicera
Group/Species periclymenum
Variety 'Rhubarb and Custard'
Type Hardy Climber
Common Name Woodbine
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2m (7ft)
Spacing 1.5m (5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant away from a wall or fence line and angle the plant so the growth is climbing into the supports provided. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Cut back established plants after flowering if they outgrow the available space, removing up to a third of the flowering shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Sear stem ends for 30 seconds to maximise vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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