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Lonicera tragophylla Hemsl

A very beautiful Chinese species producing bright golden flowers. The young leaves are bronze purple tinged, some forms are very purple leaved. Chinese honeysuckle needs a really shaded site to thrive, ideal for growing up a north or east facing … Continue reading

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Lonicera ×tellmanniana ‘Joan Sayers’

Neil Sayers, England, 1988) This plant was selected by Neil Sayers and named after his wife, from a range of L. ×tellmaniana as the most profuse flowered whit the best colour. But because L. ×tellmanniana is just one clone, you … Continue reading

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Lonicera ×tellmanniana Magyar ex Späth

(L. tragophylla × L. sempervirens ´Superba´) A vigorous deciduous hybrid. It has large clusters of copper yellow flowers, tipped with red. It is also known in USA as ‘Redgold’. Tellman´s or Magyar honeysuckle featuring lovely copper-orange blooms, unfortunately without scent. … Continue reading

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Lonicera ‘Simonet’

(L.×brownii ‘Dropemore Scarlet’ × L. dioica var. glaucescens) Similar to L. ×brownii. Profuse dense spikes of orange red flowers. Prefers full or partial sun and grows well in almost any soil type but prefers well-drained loam. Will not tolerate water-logged … Continue reading

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Lonicera similis var. delavayi Hemsl.

A very vigorous evergreen. The cream and yellow flowers are larger than L. japonica and therefore are better displayed and stand out against the bold green leaves. Native of China:Yunnan. This honeysuckle will add a lovely level of purity to … Continue reading

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Lonicera sempervirens ‘Superba’

(USA, before 1853) Leaves elliptical, upper surface and margin glabrous. Rich flowering with orange to bright scarlet flowers. Was found under many names in American nurseries: ´Dreer´s Everblooming´, ´Dreer´s Trumpet´, ´Red Trumpet´ and ´Rubra´.

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Lonicera sempervirens ‘Sulphurea’

(USA, before 1850) Leaves lighter green than the commons species, the flowers are sulfur-yellow. One of the clones of forma sulphurea which is common in cultivation outside the United States.

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Lonicera sempervirens ‘Leo’

(USA, before 1998) Leaves smooth, dark green above, paler below. The flowers are the typical color for the species. It was selected for its long bloom season, longer than any other cultivar of Lonicera sempervirens. In most parts of the … Continue reading

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Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

(Virginiana Native Plant Society, Glouchester, Virginia, USA 1995) A thicker, and more compact than L. sempervirens ´Sulphurea´, from which it is select. Flowers yellow. Becoming more popular in the trade, because it is almost always in flower, from June until … Continue reading

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Lonicera sempervirens L.

Trumpet or Coral Honeysuckle High-climbing, twining vine with smooth, glossy, paired, semi-evergreen leaves and 2-4 flowered clusters of red, tubular blooms followed by bright-red berries. Leaves ovate to oblong with smooth, rolled down margins and a blunt or short pointed … Continue reading

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