Large clusters of tubular buds open to show off the fragrant, widely flaring, white tubular flowers that mature through primrose to deep yellow.Honey Baby® Honeysuckle was selected for its compact and shrub-like habit as well as its ability to repeat flower in summer. The flowers attract a variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, butterflies, and larger bees and would most likely attract hummingbird moths as well. Small enough for containers and small trellises and short fences.
Most fragrant honeysuckles are most intensely fragrant in the late afternoon and evening.
Removal of seed clusters will help to promote repeat flowering and this is true of most Honeysuckles that may produce fruit.
Image courtesy of Spring Valley Greenhouses.
Grows To: 3-5'H space at 2-3' apart
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Soil & Moisture: Well draining, moderately fertile, average moist soils.
Fertilizing: Early spring before new growth begins.
Pruning: Can be pruned hard in winter but it is not required.
Native To / Origin: Dutch Gardens - Boskoop Research Station for Ornamental Horticulture -The Netherlands
This plant may be toxic to humans and/or animals, click here for details
Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Parts of this plant may be poisonous if ingested.
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