During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine - Lonicera - Potted
Hardy Zones 3-9
Mature Height: 6-8'
Immediate shipping in 2x3" pot. Dormant shipping in winter and early spring months.
HONEYSUCKLE: The genus Lonicera contains more than 200 species worldwide and is distributed in temperate and subtropical regions of North America, Europe, North Africa, and Asia. Most of the species are small trees or shrubs. Honeysuckle is cultivated in private gardens and in cities as an ornamental because of its large, fragrant flowers and brilliant red fruits.
Long blooming season, early summer through mid fall, of showy tubular flower clusters; backed by attractive blue-green foliage. Handsome, dense vine for fences, arbors, even as a ground cover. Long-lasting red berries follow the blooms. Deciduous. Full sun. Fast growing stems to 10 to 20 feet long, 10 feet wide. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.