Woodbine (Lonicera periclymenum 'Serotina') in the Honeysuckles Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 - 20 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Dark red outside and yellow and white inside
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: July to frost
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Other Beneficial Insects: Moths
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Location: My GardensDate: May 18, 2004At Peak Bloom
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Location: my brother's garden, Vichte, BelgiumDate: 2012-07-22
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Location: my brother's garden, Vichte, BelgiumDate: 2012-07-22
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Location: My GardensDate: February 2006After A Light Snow
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Location: My GardensDate: May 18, 2004At Peak Bloom
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2017-04-29
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Location: my brother's garden, Vichte, BelgiumDate: 2012-07-22
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2017-04-29One of several purchased from Dogwoodritter years ago.
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Apr 23, 2013 3:13 AM

Colorful and beautiful!

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 25, 2013 3:56 PM

I do love all of my honeysuckles, but Serotina is especially nice. This late Dutch honeysuckle starts blooming in the summer and pretty much keeps blooming after that. It also forms red berries, which the birds, especially catbirds, just love to eat.

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