Chocolate and Caramel Tones - Chocolate Henry & Copper Beauty - Evergreen Foliage for Winter Warmth in your Garden- 2 Plant Evergreen Collection- These fully hardy Climbers have been container grown so can be planted any time of the year.
Need a little warmth in your garden through the chilly winter months? Then this collection of 2 gorgeously rich coloured honeysuckles will simply melt your chills away and give you an elegant and thriving winter garden. This must have collection includes:
Lonicera' Chocolate Henry' - Everyone has room for this handsome evergreen climber which is easy and quick to grow and will provide privacy for you in places other plants are hard to establish. Honeysuckle Lonicera 'henryi' as it is also known is a fully hardy rarely encountered evergreen climber with handsome, glossy dark green leaves which are retained all year round. 'Henryi' has chocolate purple-red flowers with beautiful yellow throats and these blooms are carried from early summer through to early autumn. The flowers are followed by small sumptuous berries which are purplish-black in colour with a light waxy bloom. Every garden should have a Chocolate Henry!
Honeysuckle Lonicera 'Copper Beauty' is a beautifully scented stunning honeysuckle with trumpet shaped deep caramel yellow flowers, that are flushed red in summer. Honeysuckle 'Copper Beauty' has a long flowering period from June all the way through to September followed by small, sumptuous purple-black berries in the autumn. In addition, this evergreen honeysuckle has new growth which has lush rich bronze hues and then the foliage turns into shades of deep blue-green.
These are must have EVERGREEN climbers that will provide you with winter privacy and will supply a tasty treat for your feathered friends.
Size of planst supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 25cm
Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: 'Copper Beauty' vigorous, Height (5 years) 4 m and Spread 2m, 'Copper Beauty' medium growing, Height (5 years) 3m, Spread 1m
Flowering period: June to September
Flower colour: 'Chocolate Henry' Chocolate purple-red flowers flushed with beautiful yellow throats, 'Copper Beauty' deep copper-caramel flushed with red hues in summer
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: Long flowering period and particularly handsome evergreen foliage with early autumnal berries
PRUNING: Tidy and any weak stems remove end of Feb to mid March. For detailed guide to planting and pruning view www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide
FEEDING: we recommend "Tomorite" - normal strength diluted weekly from May to September
Wildlife: attractive to beneficial garden insects
1 x Lonicera 'Chocolate Henry'. 1 x Lonicera 'Copper Beauty'. All in 9cm pots. Container grown Garden Ready Plant. Climbers supplied pruned and shooting well, ready for planting.
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