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Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' (Himalayan honeysuckle 'Golden Lanterns')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

Other names: Himalayan honeysuckle 'Golden Lanterns', Pheasant berry 'Golden Lanterns', Leycesteria formosa 'Notbruce'

Genus: Leycesteria Leycesteria

Variety or Cultivar: 'Golden Lanterns' _ 'Golden Lanterns' is a vigorous, upright, thicket-forming deciduous shrub with bright, golden-yellow, heart shaped leaves and, from summer into early autumn, pendulous racemes of white flowers with burgundy bracts followed by red-purple berries.


Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-red, Flushed white in Summer

Foliage: Golden-yellow in Spring; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Fragrance: Fruit is fragrant.

Habit: Bushy, Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' (Himalayan honeysuckle 'Golden Lanterns') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in sun or dappled shade in a sheltered position. Dislikes heavy, wet soils.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

Other names: Himalayan honeysuckle 'Golden Lanterns', Pheasant berry 'Golden Lanterns', Leycesteria formosa 'Notbruce'

Genus: Leycesteria Leycesteria

Variety or Cultivar: 'Golden Lanterns' _ 'Golden Lanterns' is a vigorous, upright, thicket-forming deciduous shrub with bright, golden-yellow, heart shaped leaves and, from summer into early autumn, pendulous racemes of white flowers with burgundy bracts followed by red-purple berries.


Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-red, Flushed white in Summer

Foliage: Golden-yellow in Spring; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Fragrance: Fruit is fragrant.

Habit: Bushy, Upright

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' (Himalayan honeysuckle 'Golden Lanterns') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in sun or dappled shade in a sheltered position. Dislikes heavy, wet soils.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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