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Lonicera japonica 'Red World' (Japanese honeysuckle 'Red World')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
6m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lonicera japonica 'Red World'

Other names

Japanese honeysuckle 'Red World'

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Red World' _ 'Red World' is a vigorous, evergreen to semi-evergreen climber with ovate, dark green leaves, flushed red-bronze in winter. In summer, whorled clusters of red buds open to tubular, white flowers, bright reddish-pink on the outside. Flowers are followed by glossy, black fruit.


Lonicera japonica 'Red World' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers have a strong perfume.

Habit

Climbing

Flower

White, Flushed red in Summer

Foliage

Flushed red, Flushed bronze in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Thrips Aphids , Thrips

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Lonicera japonica 'Red World' (Japanese honeysuckle 'Red World') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in full sun or partial shade in any moist but well-drained soil.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Lonicera japonica 'Red World'

Other names

Japanese honeysuckle 'Red World'

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Red World' _ 'Red World' is a vigorous, evergreen to semi-evergreen climber with ovate, dark green leaves, flushed red-bronze in winter. In summer, whorled clusters of red buds open to tubular, white flowers, bright reddish-pink on the outside. Flowers are followed by glossy, black fruit.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers have a strong perfume.

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed red in Summer

Foliage

Flushed red, Flushed bronze in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Thrips

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lonicera japonica 'Red World' (Japanese honeysuckle 'Red World') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in full sun or partial shade in any moist but well-drained soil.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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