This delightful shrub will perfume the summer air with a sweetl fragrance—so you'll want to plant it where its perfume can be enjoyed. Goldflame Honeysuckle's 2" flowers are a pretty rose-pink with yellow interiors. Its oval, blue-green leaves have stems with a reddish hue. This honeysuckle can be grown as a twining vine on a trellis or fence, or sprawling over stone walls. Many gardeners like to plant it near windows, doors and patios so they can enjoy its sweet fragrance. Goldflame Honeysuckle is easy to grow and prefers well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Deer tend to avoid.
Lonicera x heckrottii 'Goldflame'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:10 - 15 feet
Spread:3 - 6 inches
Spacing:36 - 72 inches
Flowering Date:Blooms early to late summer
Planting Instructions:Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots. Spread roots around and fill in with dirt so that the crown is at soil level.
Winter Care:Plant in sheltered location in Zone 5
Flower Form:Rose pink flowers that are 2" long with yellow interiors.
Foliage Type:Oval blue-green leaves 2" long with reddish stems
Pruning:Grow as a twining vine that grows 10-15' or prune back for a rounded, free-standing shrub that grows 4-6'.
Soil Requirement:Average, medium moisture, well-drained soils.
Additional Information:Needs good air circulation to minimize potential powdery mildew problems.
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