‘Dropmore Scarlet’ HoneysuckleLonicera x brownii 10-20'. Tall climbing native (non-invasive!) honeysuckle developed by FL Skinner in Manitoba.
Jazzy whimsical whorled clusters of 1½" scarlet-orange tubular flowers bloom profusely and tirelessly from early summer into late fall. Attracts butterflies and bees but especially loved by our ruby-throated hummingbird. Striking blue-green foliage is perfoliate, appearing as if the red stems were growing through a single cupped disk. Finely shredded peeling bark makes an interesting winter display.
Great for fence or arbor or cut back like a perennial for a low rangy mound in the garden. Easy to grow, generally free of problems. Flowers the first year. Likes average well-drained soil and full sun. Species native to North America. Z3. (well-rooted transplants)
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