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Lonicera periclymenum, common names honeysuckle, common honeysuckle, European honeysuckle or woodbine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caprifoliaceae native to much of Europe. It is found as far north as southern Norway and Sweden. In the UK it is one of two native honeysuckles, the other being Lonicera xylosteum

Growing to 7 m (23 ft) or more in height, it is a vigorous evergreen twining climber.  It is often found in woodland or in hedgerows or scrubland. The tubular, two-lipped flowers[2] are creamy white or yellowish and very sweet smelling (especially during the night). The plant is usually pollinated by moths or long-tongued bees and develops bright red berries.   
L. periclymenum is one of several honeysuckle species valued in the garden, for its ability to twine around other plants, or to cover unsightly walls or outbuildings; and for the intense fragrance of its profuse flowers in summer. It needs to be planted with its roots in the shade, and its flowering top in sun or light shade. Plants need to be chosen with care as they can grow to a substantial size.[2] The cultivarsGraham Thomas[5] and ‘Serotina’[6] have gained the Royal Horticultural Society‘s Award of Garden Merit
(From Wikipedia on 25.7.15)




Flora from Warsaw-PC-02-07.07.2015 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Here is another set of snaps taken from the residence where I am staying.
Please Identify.

honey suckle

Check for Lonicera sps (Lonicera x heckrottii )
Everblooming Honeysuckle, Gold Flame Honeysuckle.

Yes, honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum

Thanks for the binomial. I appreciate it.



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