Lonicera x heckrottii ‘Gold Flame’
Everblooming honeysuckle ‘Gold Flame’, Lonicera x heckrotti ‘Goldflame’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Gold Flame’ _ ‘Gold Flame’ is a vigorous, deciduous or semi-evergreen, twining climber with red stems bearing oval, blue-green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, terminal whorls of tubular, fragrant, bright rose-pink flowers, yellow on the inside. Flowers are sometimes followed by red fruit.
Flowers have a strong perfume.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Rose-pink, Yellow in Summer; Yellow, Rose-pink in Autumn
Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Thrips
Can be trained as a climber or pruned into a rounded shrub.
Softwood cuttings, Hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Lonicera x heckrottii ‘Gold Flame’ (Everblooming honeysuckle ‘Gold Flame’) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 2m after 3-5 years.
Wallside and trellises, Beds and borders
Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Needs good air circulation to minimise powdery mildew problems. Plant in shelter in cold areas. Will be semi-evergreen in warmer winter climates.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun