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Lonicera x Brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' (Scarlet Trumpet Honeysuckle)


Lonicera x Brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' (Scarlet Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Vivid scarlet flowers


This honeysuckle has a real wow factor, with long, trumpet-shaped, vivid scarlet flowers from July to September, followed in hot summers by small red berries. Although it is unscented (or with just a faint hint of perfume), the

  • Flower colour more than makes up for the lack of fragrance, and its handsome, semi-evergreen (or deciduous in colder winters) blue-green leaves provide valuable cover for a pergola or boundary wall. An unusual climber for a cottage-style garden.


    • Position: full sun or partial shade
    • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: average
    • Flowering period: July to September
    • Hardiness: fully hardy
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