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Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica' (Trumpet honeysuckle 'Magnifica')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4.5m
Max height
1.8m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica'

Other names

Trumpet honeysuckle 'Magnifica'

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Magnifica' _ 'Magnifica' is a woody, semi-evergreen to evergreen, twining climber with oval to obovate, dark green leaves, blue-green beneath, and, from late spring to early summer, terminal whorls of lightly fragrant, tubular, orange-red flowers with yellow throats. Flowers are followed by spherical, bright orange-red fruit.


Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are lightly fragrant.

Habit

Climbing

Flower

Orange-red, Flushed yellow in Spring; Orange-red, Flushed yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 11 after flowering.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica' (Trumpet honeysuckle 'Magnifica') will reach a height of 4.5m and a spread of 1.8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Best grown in partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates full sun.

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 sempervirens 'Magnifica'

Other names

Trumpet honeysuckle 'Magnifica'

Genus

Lonicera Lonicera

Variety or Cultivar

'Magnifica' _ 'Magnifica' is a woody, semi-evergreen to evergreen, twining climber with oval to obovate, dark green leaves, blue-green beneath, and, from late spring to early summer, terminal whorls of lightly fragrant, tubular, orange-red flowers with yellow throats. Flowers are followed by spherical, bright orange-red fruit.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are lightly fragrant.

Habit

Climbing


Colour

Flower

Orange-red, Flushed yellow in Spring; Orange-red, Flushed yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 11 after flowering.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica' (Trumpet honeysuckle 'Magnifica') will reach a height of 4.5m and a spread of 1.8m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Best grown in partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates full sun.

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, Zone 4

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