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Photo: Honeysuckle (Lonicera)

Photo: Honeysuckle (Lonicera)

General description:

 Honeysuckle (Lonicera) prefer fertile, humus rich, moist but well-drained soil. Though they will flower best with the top growth in full sun, they are less prone to aphid attack in partial shade.

Both types are very easy to grow. They like a mulch around the base of organic matter, such as garden compost or well-rotted manure, to reduce water stress. And top dressing in spring with general fertiliser such as Growmore or fish blood and bone will promote growth and flowering.

Plant requirements

They like a mulch around the base of organic matter, such as garden compost or well-rotted manure, to reduce water stress. And top dressing in spring with general fertiliser such as Growmore or fish blood and bone will promote growth and flowering.

Maintenance

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Practical use

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Properties

Height
1 - 350 cm
Color
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy