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Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' (Late Dutch honeysuckle)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
7m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina'

Other names

Late Dutch honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum 'Florida' , Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina Florida', Lonicera reflexa

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Serotina' _ 'Serotina' is a vigorous, twining, deciduous climber with ovate, dark green leaves and whorled clusters of fragrant, tubular, pale yellow flowers, reddish-purple on the outside. Flowers are followed by bright red fruit.


Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers have a strong perfume.

Habit

Twining

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Reddish-purple, Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow, Reddish-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Thrips Aphids , Thrips

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 11 after flowering.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' (Late Dutch honeysuckle) will reach a height of 7m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Wallside and trellises, Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Best in partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates sun. Site carefully as grows vigorously.

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)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina'

Other names

Late Dutch honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum 'Florida' , Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina Florida', Lonicera reflexa

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Serotina' _ 'Serotina' is a vigorous, twining, deciduous climber with ovate, dark green leaves and whorled clusters of fragrant, tubular, pale yellow flowers, reddish-purple on the outside. Flowers are followed by bright red fruit.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers have a strong perfume.

Habit

Twining

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Reddish-purple, Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow, Reddish-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Thrips

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 11 after flowering.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina' (Late Dutch honeysuckle) will reach a height of 7m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Wallside and trellises, Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Best in partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates sun. Site carefully as grows vigorously.

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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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