20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Trumpet Honeysuckle Overview
Woodly climbing species with a vigorous growth habit, capable of exceeding 12m tall and 4m wide. This species produces pinnate foliage and clusters of bright red or orange, trumpet-shaped blooms approximately 8cm in length.
Common problems with Trumpet Honeysuckle
It can also be attacked by a scale bug.
How to harvest Trumpet Honeysuckle
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Trumpet Honeysuckle
Take hardwood or root cuttings in late autumn or early winter.
Sow seed into containers in Autumn can over winter in a cold frame.
Stems can be layered in either Spring or Autumn
Special features of Trumpet Honeysuckle
Good plant for attracting bees and other pollinating insect wildlife into your garden.
Other uses of Trumpet Honeysuckle
This exotic looking climber suits being used to help create a sub tropical feel and can be grown in sheltered wall side borders with support or in large containers in urban courtyards or conservatories .