Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’
Honeysuckle ‘Dropmore Scarlet’, Scarlet trumpet honeysuckle ‘Dropmore Scarlet’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Dropmore Scarlet’ _ ‘Dropmore Scarlet’ is a vigorous, semi-evergreen climber with ovate to rounded, blue-green leaves and whorled clusters of lightly fragrant, trumpet-shaped, bright scarlet flowers from midsummer into autumn, occasionally followed by red fruit.
Flowers have a strong perfume.
Scarlet in Summer; Scarlet in Autumn
Blue-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Thrips
Pruning group 11
Softwood cuttings, Semi-ripe cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’ (Honeysuckle ‘Dropmore Scarlet’) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.
City, Beds and borders, Coastal, Wallside and trellises
Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Best in partial shade but tolerates full sun.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West