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Lonicera (Honeysuckle) Firecracker

Intensely glaucous, grey green foliage form a conspicuous rounded disc within which nestle beautiful typically red flowers with yellow anthers. The flowers bloom every May/June and are followed in the autumn by red fruits. Prefers well drained soil in sun or part shade. Height & spread 200cm (80“). Hardy perennial down to -15oC.
Flower Colour
Orange, Red

Climber, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Suitable for Container

Hardy Perennial


April onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

2m (80")

2m (80")



Well drained.


Sun or partial shade




May to June, Scentsation late spring to late summer.

Additional Information

(Honeysuckle) Fragrant. Climber. Prune out flowered wood after flowering. Propagate by seed in autumn or spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. The berries may cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 15 Jul 2016 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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