A picture of a Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle

Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle

Lonicera acuminata

Also known as

Vine Honeysuckle

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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

3.6m

5m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle Overview

Lonicera acuminata is an evergreen vine, native to East and Southaast Asia. It produces vigorous woody stems, with glossy green leaves and red-yellow tubular flowers in the spring and summer, these are followed by purple-black berries. Commonly known as Fragrant Grove or Vine Honeysuckle, it is occasionally sold as Henry's Honeysuckle (Lonicera henryi) and Lonicera giraldii which were thought to be a slightly different species until recently.

How to propagate Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring or from cuttings in summer or late autumn.

Seed

Special features of Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle

Attractive flowers

Ground cover

Train up wires or trellis to cover unsightly walls

Other uses of Fragrant Grove Honeysuckle

Grown for fragrant, year-round flowers which attract bees in the day and moths at night. Suitable for flower arranging. Suitable for coastal conditions.