L. serotina is a vigorous, evergreen climber with slender, ciliate, dark-green leaves and, in summer, whorls of two-lipped, red-flushed yellow flowers followed by purple-black berries in autumn.
Yellow, Red, Purple in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Thrips
Prune in late winter or early spring. Overgrown plants can be cut back to within 30cm of the base to rejuvenate.
Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Lonicera henryi (Honeysuckle) will reach a height of 9m and a spread of 6m after 5-10 years.
Coastal, Wallside and trellises
Plant in full sun in any moist but well-drained soil.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun