Lonicera etrusca seeds (Etruscan Honeysuckle)

$4.00

A highly fragrant semi evergreen vine.  It grows lush blue-green foliage with a continuous 2 months bloom.  Flowers start a rich pink and white where the white turns to a buttery yellow with age.  Much loved by hummingbirds.  Fairly carefree and deer resistant.

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Description

A highly fragrant semi evergreen vine.  Parent plants are from cuttings taken from the Queen Charlotte Islands.   It grows lush blue-green foliage with a continuous 2 months bloom.  Flowers start a rich pink and white where the white turns to a buttery yellow with age.  Much loved by hummingbirds.  Fairly carefree and deer don’t seem to touch it.  Best growing on a low fence.  Excellent cut flower as it will scent a very large room or small house. Prefers sunny garden settings of evenly moist soils.

  • Seed Count: 12-15
  • Collection Date: Sept 2020
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9
  • Height and Width: vigorous vine to 10m
  • Germination test type: float
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae

How to germinate Lonicera etrusca seeds:

Soak seed 24 hours. Moist seeding layer should be leaning on the peat side of a peat/coarse sand mix. Sow 7 mm deep. Cover with 1 cm layer of fine mulch. Keep moist. Cold stratify 1-2 months then needs warmth (20 C) to germinate. Should germinate 14-30 days.

 

 

 

Additional information

Weight 3 g

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