lonicera x brownii 'dropmore scarlet' (trumpet honeysuckle)

Size: 1 gallon staked
  • fragrant, terminal clusters of narrow, trumpet-shaped flowers
  • Scarlet-red flowers with an orange flare
  • bloom time: july to september
  • zone 3 
  • height 3-5m 
  • spread 2-3m 
  • colour scarlet
  • grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in partial shade
  • they can handle full sun but the flowers may not last as long, and in full shade blooms will not be as prolific
  • hard pruning can be done in the spring to maintain desired shape and size, however, don't cut into the main, woody trunks
  • partial sun/shade
  • attracts hummingbirds
  • attracts butterflies
  • attracts birds
  • fast growing
  • long blooming
  • fragrant
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)