This floriferous honeysuckle has a very long bloom time and fragrant flowers.
- Pruning is usually not needed, but may be trimmed after flowering.
- Arrange and tie the stems onto the support.
- Water in well and keep well watered during the first year.
It can be planted at any time of year as long as the ground is not frozen or waterlogged.
Plant in sun or partial shade, will thrive in humus rich soil that is moist but well draining.
Light: Full sun.
Soil: Sandy: Well-drained.
Temperature: 18 to 30 degrees C
It’s low maintenance, deer resistant and usually pest and disease-free. Pruning is not required but may be done after the flowering period ends.
The tube-shaped 2-inch flowers attract butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Scentsation Honeysuckle can be grown in a full sun location in USDA plant hardiness zones 4 to 9.
It can tolerate light shade in warmer climates. Its mature size is 5 to 6 feet high and 8 to 10 feet wide. It prefers moist, but well-drained soils.