Honeysuckle & Lonicera Plants

The Best Climbing Honeysuckle Varieties

Modern honeysuckles, Lonicera species, are redolent of a country cottage garden. They come with a wide range of flower colour from palest lemon yellow to scarlet, and many flower continuously through the summer (it is not unusual to see honeysuckle in fruit and bud at the same time).

With a few exceptions, honeysuckle is heavily and sweetly scented and much loved by pollinators, especially bees.

The more vigorous varieties are best grown over pergolas and arches or against walls with strong supports. There are, however, less vigorous growers for smaller gardens. Take a look at the rest of our climbing plant range.

The genus was named in honour of the German botanist Adam Lonicer (1528-1586).

All of our climbing plants are pot grown in the UK, and they are covered by our replacement Guarantee for your peace of mind. We use peat free compost wherever possible. 

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  1. Lonicera japonica

    • Dark green leaves
    • Deliciously scented
    • Full hardy
    • Vigorous, bushy semi-evergreen.
    • Will drop leaves in late winter in colder zones.
    • Very good for wildlife
    From £18.96  Inc VAT

  2. Lonicera similis

    • Semi-evergreen.
    • Cream trumpet flowers, maturing to Yellow
    • Blooms June to September
    • Decorative black berries
    • To 4m x 2.5m
    • Full hardy
    • Strong perfume
    • More mildew resistant than most other varieties
    • Needs support as a climber, or can be ground as a mounded shrub.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £18.96  Inc VAT

  3. Lonicera x brownii

    • Semi-evergreen grey/green foliage
    • Orange/scarlet trumpet flowers.
    • Full hardy.
    • Sun or partial shade.
    • Little or no scent.
    • Pot Grown, Year Round Delivery
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  4. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Deciduous mid green leaves.
    • Lovely bright red & white tubular flowers July to October.
    • Strong scent.
    • Fully hardy.
    • Needs support.
    • Sun or partial shade.
    • Great for bees, butterflies and birds
    • Rabbit and deer resistant
    • To 7m x 1.5m.
    From £19.00  Inc VAT

  5. Lonicera x heckrottii

    • Bushy, deciduous or semi-evergreen blue/green foliage
    • Orange/yellow trumpet flowers
    • Full hardy
    • Lovely, strong perfume
    • Sun or partial shade
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  6. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Bushy, deciduous mid-green leaves
    • Lovely creamy yellow trumpet flowers
    • Full hardy
    • Strong perfume
    • Sun or partial shade
    • To 6m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  7. Lonicera japonica

    • Bushy, evergreen, mid-green leaves
    • White trumpet flowers that turn creamy yellow
    • Strong perfume. Glossy black berries.
    • Full hardy
    • Height 8m x Spread 1.5m
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  8. Lonicera japonica

    • Bushy, semi/evergreen, mid-green leaves
    • Lovely small creamy yellow trumpet flowers
    • Flowering: Late March/April to August
    • Full hardy
    • Strong perfume
    • Height 4m x Spread 3m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  9. Lonicera henryi var. subcoriacea

    • Evergreen, dark green leaves
    • Lovely purplish red tubular flowers
    • Full hardy
    • Needs support. To 8m.
    • Sun or partial shade
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  10. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Deciduous mid green leaves.
    • Pale lime/yellow buds open to rich yellow & white tubular flowers July to October.
    • Strong scent.
    • Fully hardy.
    • Needs support.
    • Sun or partial shade.
    • Great for bees, butterflies and birds
    • Rabbit and deer resistant
    • To 7m x 1.5m.
    From £19.00  Inc VAT

  11. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Deciduous mid-green leaves
    • Purplish-red & white tubular flowers
    • Full hardy
    • Delicious scent
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Grows to 7-8m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit.
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  12. Lonicera x tellmanniana

    • Deciduous mid-green leaves
    • Stunning bright orange flowers
    • Full hardy
    • Little to no scent
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Needs support
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

  13. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Dark green leaves
    • Deliciously scented
    • Full hardy
    • Bushy, twining growth
    • Great for bees & butterflies
    • Vigorous to 8m
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

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  14. Lonicera periclymenum

    • Bushy deciduous mid-green foliage
    • Cream & pale yellow trumpet flowers.
    • Blooms June to Sept
    • Height & spread: 7m x 3.5m
    • Lovely strong perfume
    • Full hardy
    • Needs support
    • Sun or partial shade
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    From £19.96  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

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