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Re: climbing plants for south/west walls

Message from catherine quinney

In forum: Garden design

You don't say where you are, so I'll suggest something that will survive the coldest of UK locations. You could try a clematis, e.g. a clematis Montana for May flowering paired with a second, summer flowering variety, or a honeysuckle, e.g. Graham Thomas which has a wonderful scent. These are deciduous, for something evergreen try the honeysuckle Lonicera henryii. If you're in the warm south ( not central Scotland like us), you could go for the scented and evergreen Clematis armandii

  • Posted: Sun. 13th January 2013 19:56


Message from Kathy C

In forum: Lonicera henryi

HI, Judith,
It looks like caterpillar damage to me. Somewhat surprising in Nov, but some caterpillars lay a second generation on eggs now. Other than continuing to inspect for any pests, you could try spraying with an organic insecticidal soap, or make your own spray with washing up liquid in water (adding some crushed garlic will further repel the pests).
Kathy C

  • Posted: Wed. 2nd November 2011 18:48


Comment from Judith Barnes

In forum: Lonicera henryi

In July I planted 2 healthy specimens. Both have grown well
but leaves are being eaten away. I cannot find trace of anything on leaves. Please see attached 2 pictures. Any suggestions
of cause and remedy would be greatly appreciated.

  • Posted: Wed. 2nd November 2011 14:44

Re: cutting back

Message from Kathy C

In forum: Lonicera henryi

HI, John,
Best time to prune Lonicera henryi is late winter/early spring. If you haven't done so yet, perhaps add this plant to your 'Plants I Have' list? By doing so, you will get detailed care instructions on what to do and when.
All the best,
Kathy C

  • Posted: Wed. 25th May 2011 18:32

Some ideas for a sorry sight !

Message from Anna Taylor

In forum: Garden Landscaping and Design Forum Event

Ooh dear, what a shame ! I like your fence style, but this is a sad view. Could you plant some evergreen climbers like clematis armandii or lonicera henryi. Or use the fence to plant espalier fruit trees to retain the productive theme.
It is a tricky one for you, a shrubbery would be lovely if you have got the space to grow fruit and veg elsewhere.
Good luck

Anna Taylor

  • Posted: Thu. 25th February 2010 19:36