Lonicera periclymenum 'Strawberries and Cream' ®

3 litre pot £22.99
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Buy Lonicera periclymenum 'Strawberries and Cream' ® honeysuckle: A new shrubby form of the much loved climbing honeysuckle

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained
  • Rate of growth: fast growing
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    When we discovered this amazing new plant at one of the plant fairs this year we just had to have it! It produces masses of flowers just like the much-loved climbing form, but it grows as a relatively compact shrub, which lends itself particularly well to patio pots. The flowers have a deliciously sweet perfume and will appear over a long period from midsummer onwards - and they are loved by bees and butterflies.

  • Garden care: Cut back established plants after flowering, removing a third of the flowering shoots. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

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As good as all other products I've bought from rocus.

4

I can sit in its shade and just inhale

Oldie

Wiltshire

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Lovely plant !

5

This is a lovely small honeysuckle - just right for the patio. It is not a climber. Seems slow growing so may plant out onto a border in a year or two. Flowered profusely all summer and Autumn.

Eljoester

east yorkshire

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Long lasting flowers, nice & compact & scented.

5

My first ever compact patio Honeysuckle. Planted in planter on terrace. Made lots of good growth in 1 year. Sufficiently compact for patio. Endless flowers, scent & red berries after. Healthy shoots for 2019. So good, I bought another!!

Lancashire Man

Bolton, Lancashire

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Love this plant!

5

Just love this plant. As do the bees,and even a hawk moth,which I had not seen before. Well worth buying.

H.M.

Norfolk

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Recommended

5

Purchased last year for planting on the foreshore of a marina, plants flowered , survived their first winter and are now established shrubs. Ideall for a difficult site

Stany

Plymouth

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Oh, how LOVELY!

5

I've bought a second one of these, so much did I like the first one! Compact plant, BEAUTIFUL flowers that last plenty of time and continue to produce flowers for quite a while. And the scent!

Ann

Cheltenham

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Lonicera periclymenum 'Strawberries and Cream'

5

Easy to purchase on-line and competitively priced. Bought two plants last summer and as I live close by, collected from nursery next day. Healthy plants which I re-potted into large pots to stand on the patio where their perfumed flowers could best be appreciated. Flowered well and has survived the recent cold weather and snow with new buds now appearing.

PJR

Farnham

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Little gem

4

Having struggled with honeysuckles in my garden I loved the idea of a compact plant I could keep in a pot on the patio by the conservatory door. It flowered beautifully for a long time but the scent was a little disappointing. It may simply not have been warm enough last summer. It has survived the winter well, is budding up nicely and I'm hoping for warm sunny evenings and a beautiful perfume by the open door.

Black-eyed Sue

Cornwall

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Nice plant. Happy with my purchase

5

Plant received in good condition. Lovely plant and flowers. Very happy.

Anne

Hampshire

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Good grower

5

Growing in a pot under our first floor bedroom window. Its well on its way to being near enough to smell the scent this summer through the window.

Pogle

Bucks

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Do I need to deadhead this honeysuckle for more flowers or just leave to enjoy the berries?

new gardener

Hello, I tend to remove the earlier flowers after they have fade, but then by mid- to late summer, I leave them on so I have some berries to enjoy too!

Helen

I have a container that is 36cm wide and 65cm in height... would this be suitable for when the strawberries and cream honeysuckle plant matures? Thank you.

Beu

Yes, I would say that it should feel quite happy in this pot - provided it is kept well fed and watered.

Helen

What size pot does this plant need to be potted in to survive well in?

Llee

It depends on whether or not you want to pot it up in stages or not, but I would aim for a pot that is around 40cm in diameter when the plant matures.

Helen

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