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Lonicera ‘Sandra’

In spring the young leaves are variegated with cream, in summer they are green. Flowers slender, white, changing to yellow with age; fragrant. Corolla 3-5 cm long. Found as a spontaneous seedling in the collection. It is very look a … Continue reading

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Lonicera reticulata Raf.

Grape honeysuckle Syn: L. prolifera (Kirchn.)Rehder A lax deciduous twiner with green or (very) glaucous stems and leaves. Pale yellow flowers, often marked purplish outside on penduncled spikes. The unscented flowers appear in May and continue into June. Clusters of … Continue reading

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Lonicera pilosa (Kunth) Sprengel

The Mexican Honeysuckle is an evergreen, woody vine that grows to about 6 m long, although it may be pruned to any size. The decorative flower clusters appear from late Spring through early Fall, and are followed by bright red … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Winchester’

(Duncan & Davies, New Zealand, before 1984) New leaves emerge purple and change to dark green. The deep-pink and cream flowers merge into sunset gold and red tones as they fade. They are followed by dark red-purple berries. Outward very … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Sweet Sue’

(Roy Lancaster, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, UK, 1999) A very free flowering plant with creamy white flowers that darken to yellow with age. More compact than ´Graham Thomas´. The flowers are indistinguishable from other yellow-flowered clones as ´Cream Cloud´, ´Graham Thomas´ … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Serpentine’

( A.Harkes, Hazerswoude, Netherlands 1988.) In foliage and flowers very similar to ´Serotina´. It grows more freely than ´Serotina´with darker leaves and flowerbuds and bluish purple young stems. The name serpentine means: relating to snakes and referring to the twigs. … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Serotina’

(Europe, before 1789) The dark crimson buds open to purplish red outside, becoming paler with age; interior white, fading yellowish. The stems and leaves are also purplish tinged. The berries differ in being purple-red. The plant described by Phillip Miller … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Red Gables’

(Wick, Worcestershire UK, before 1980) In foliage and flower very similar to ‘Serotina’. The leaves and stem are bronze-colored. Originated as a seedling in a garden of a house named Red Gables in the village of Wick near Pershore, Worcestershire, … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Martine’

(Fa. J. Laros & Son, Boskoop, NL, 1977) A bushy shrub, only sparsely twining. Flowers creamy white fading yellowish. This cultivar is suitable for growing as a potted plant. In the open ground the plant eventually reaches a height of … Continue reading

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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Loly’

(Planteopformerigs stationen, Lunderskov, Denmark, 1985) Flowers creamy white, fading yellowish, not in profusion. In Denmark often used as groundcover.

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