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Lonicera Peaches and Cream Hardy Honeysuckle
Quick Facts about Honeysuckle Peaches and Cream
Bloom Color: Exotic bicolor magneta, white and pink
Exposure: Full sun.
Spread: 5 feet (Prune as desired)
Height: 5 feet (Prune as desired)
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9
Fragrance: Very fragrant
Wildlife: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
A unique new compact Honeysuckle with exotic pink and white bicolor florets make this small vine or shrub a garden focal point. The buds emerge deep magenta before opening fully to reveal the pink, white and magenta colored flowers.
Extremely fragrant, plant Lonicera Peaches and Cream adjacent to a walkway, patio seating area, outside a window or on a garden trellis. The compact habit of Peaches and Cream honeysuckle make this hardy honeysuckle ideal for training as a small flowering shrub by simply pruning back several times during the first growing season. We also found this versatile vine was ideal for cascading over rock walls or down a retaining wall creating a cascade of fragrant flowers.
Hummingbirds and butterflies will thank you for adding this new plant to your garden. Simple dead-heading of the florets after they bloom will encourage Lonicera Peaches and Cream to continue to produce fragrant, nectar-rich flowers all summer providing a habitat for hummingbirds and butterflies.
Honeysuckle vines like well-drained soil, with consistent watering throughout the growing season. Fertilize Lonicera Peaches and Cream with a balanced organic fertilizer twice a season; once in the spring then again mid-summer. For best flowering results, plant honeysuckle vines in a full sun location.
Also try Lonicera Sweet Tea Honeysuckle Vine
Lonicera Sweet Tea Honeysuckle vine has the same growth habit and bloom time as Peaches and Cream Honeysuckle, but produces a mass of delicate cream, and shell pink florets all summer. Plant Sweet Tea with Peach and Cream Honeysuckle vines or plant in groups of three or more to cover a fence or garden trellis. Like Peaches and Cream Honeysuckle, Sweet Tea Honeysuckle vines are magnets for hummingbirds, butterflies and song birds of all varieties.
Like Peaches and Cream Lonicera, Sweet Tea Honeysuckle is a magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies, and is hardy for gardening zones 4-9.