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Himalayan honeysuckle

Leycesteria formosa

Pheasant Berry, Flowering nutmeg, Granny's curls, Chinese honeysuckle

This low maintenance upright vigorous shrub has fragrant pendant white flowers which develop into showy dark red/purple berries in autumn.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer, Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Geography

Origin
Asia, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Personality

Family
Caprifoliaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

Generally pest & disease free

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