Lonicera Copper Beauty
Delicate copper yellow flowers in spring, complemented by the gorgeous deep bronze young foliage, are attractive to butterflies and moths. Dark foliage creates a luscious backdrop throughout the rest of the year.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Climber
Main Attribute: Late spring colour.
Height / Spread: 2.4m (8ft)
The bronze coloured new growth on this Lonicera is really eye catching, to make sure you get lovely colour very spring, apply a mulch in autumn to the base of the plant to feed it.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphid, Thrips, Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Trim in spring to remove untidy or straggly branches.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: Contrasting foliage and flowers offer a stunning display. Easy to grow and colour all year. Bronze young growth is a real highlight.
History: Bred by a climber specialist, Esveld, in Holland, these climbers are grown mainly outside on our nursery in Worcestershire.