February 1, 2023
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Lonicera hildebrandiana has large, very fragrant flowers from summer to frost. This is a beautiful climber with tubular yellow flowers. They also call it the Giant Burmese HoneySuckle. It produces red berries after flowering.

Lonicera hildebrandiana is the largest honeysuckle. It can grow to 10m or 30ft and is evergreen, yet a tender perennial. It has green glossy leaves. They are ovate or oval. Lonicera hildebrandiana is native to Southeast Asia. It is part of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants.

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Lonicera hildebrandiana, Giant Burmese Honeysuckle

How to grow Lonicera hildebrandiana:

Grow Lonicera hildebrandiana in the sun. In most climates except the most temperate, it is grown in greenhouses. Plant it in loam-based compost or humus-rich soil. It could survive against a warm wall or sheltered are outside. It likes good watering, especially during the early growing season. Reduce watering in winter. Propagate by layering or semi-ripe cuttings. It is disease-free. Watch out for aphids. Prune early in spring for better fresh growth in the season.

Lonicera hildebrandiana, Giant Burmese Honeysuckle
Lonicera hildebrandiana, Giant Burmese Honeysuckle

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