Honeysuckle, Late Dutch Honeysuckle, Woodbine
Lonicera periclymenum 'Harlequin'

Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lonicera (luh-NIS-er-a) (Info)
Species: periclymenum (per-ee-KLY-men-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Harlequin

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Variegated

Aromatic

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clifton, Colorado

Ridgefield, Connecticut

Cordele, Georgia

South Bend, Indiana

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Swansea, Massachusetts

Kalkaska, Michigan

Dunellen, New Jersey

Freehold, New Jersey

Roswell, New Mexico

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Kanab, Utah

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 27, 2012, firstpaddler from Big Water, UT wrote:

Beautiful plant. Very successful in So. UT. To make more plants, let it trail to the ground and it will root if it gets water. When it roots, cut it off from the "mother" plant and dig up and transfer to a pot or another place in the garden. Keep new plants watered.

Positive

On Aug 14, 2009, JerusalemCherry from Dunellen, NJ (Zone 6b) wrote:

Pretty plant and easy to grow. I have read it was discovered in a private garden in Ipswich, England.