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Lonicera periclymenum ‘Belgica’
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Early Dutch Honeysuckle

Lonicera periclymenum Belgica

May – August.

Lonicera periclymenum Belgica

Lonicera

Lonicera periclymenum ‘Belgica’ full sun  partial shade

Heralding summer, this vigorous sweetly perfumed twiner blooms earlier than most Honeysuckles and is set apart by tubular flowers, whose interiors change color as they mature amid semideciduous green oval leaves. Sprightly deep pink clusters of long slender curling buds open into large crimson bugles with creamy white centers, which later showcase bright yellow and red shades.

Especially fragrant at the end of the day and grateful for fertile soil, easily grown ‘Belgica’ can be pruned to develop a shrubby habit or be encouraged to ramble up walls, trellises, pillars, the branches of large shrubs or a Cercidiphyllum. Medium Band.

Size: 6' 0"–8' 0" high & spreading; hardy to zone 5.

Lonicera periclymenum ‘Belgica’ (T-0268)
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