Lonicera brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’
Habit: Twining climber, 2-3 (4) m tall, 0.5-1 m wide; support diameter 05.-1.5 cm; slow-growing, 10-30 cm a year.
Flowers: Lively orange-red in elongated tubes, June to September (October); terminal flower whorls arranged in layers; flowering a long time.
Fruits: Pea-size, orange, from September, unpalatable.
Leaves: Early shoots; the upper leaf pairs grown together, otherwise elliptical; leathery, pale green on top, blue-green below, not falling until November.
Demands: (Sun) light shade, likes warmth, usually frost hardy; tolerant of urban pollution.
Soil: Fresh to moist; any nutritious garden soil.
Hardiness: Zone 6a