Lonicera × tellmanniana
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This vigorous twining climber has dark green leaves that are white underneath can get to 5m tall. In late spring and summer, it produces clusters at the end of it's stem and tubular orange-tinted red flowers that can be 5cm long. It prefers humus-rich fertile, moist but well-drained soil. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Generally not harvested.
Take softwood or semi ripe cuttings from late spring to late summer.
Take leaf bud cuttings in spring.
Layer new shoots in summer.
Provide support to cover walls and fences.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
This honeysuckle suits being grown in wall side borders of Urban, Coastal and informal cottage style gardens. It can also be grown in flower borders and beds provide it has support such as a trellis.