Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' (Dutch Honeysuckle)
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Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' (Dutch Honeysuckle)

Dutch Honeysuckle, Honeysuckle 'Scentsation', Dutch Woodbine 'Scentsation', Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' PP16240


Deliciously scented, Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' (Dutch Honeysuckle) is a vigorous, deciduous vine with masses of exceptionally fragrant, creamy-white to yellow flowers. Produced in succession from early to late summer, the blossoms give way to small, bright red berries. This floriferous honeysuckle has a foliage of oval, dark green leaves. Not invasive like some other honeysuckles, this hardy climber is a wonderful addition to summer gardens, especially when trained up a trellis or fence. The glorious scent is strongest at night, so plant it near a house window where the heady perfume will drift in on warm evenings.

  • Grows up to 8-10 ft. tall (240-300 cm) and 5-6 ft. wide (150-180 cm)
  • A part shade lover, this plant is best grown in average, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates full sun. Adapts to a wide range of soils, including clay soil, dry soil, but prefers moist, loamy soils.
  • Excellent choice for covering walls, fences, trellises, pergolas or trees.
  • Low maintenance, this plant is deer resistant and generally pest and disease free.
  • Minimal pruning is required. Prune after flowering.
  • Propagate by layering, hardwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Shrubs
Plant Family Lonicera - Honeysuckles
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 10' (240cm – 3m)
Spread 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Photo courtesy of Proven Winners - www.provenwinners.com, Spring Meadow Nursery

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Shrubs
Plant Family Lonicera - Honeysuckles
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 8' – 10' (240cm – 3m)
Spread 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spacing 72" (180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage

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