Many varieties of honeysuckle are both decorative and medicinal. Beautiful flowering species are cultivated for landscaping gardens and parks. Edible honeysuckle is in bloom, too beautiful. The flowers of the honeysuckle, depending on the variety, painted in yellow, white, pink colors. They have a subtle interesting flavor, and the berries ripen before strawberries, edible honeysuckle growers is appreciated and is a provider of important vitamins.

Growing honeysuckle

To grow in one place honeysuckle can up to fifty years. She needs sturdy support – trellis or arch, and it is better to plant honeysuckle near the gazebo. It does not grow in height very much and can achieve anything from two to five meters.

The best location for honeysuckle – sun or partial shade. Ornamental varieties of honeysuckle are valued for the very fragrant flowers of unusual appearance and marvelous floral aroma. After colors in decorative honeysuckle berries ripen orange-red color that adorn the plant in late summer and autumn. They are not edible but are an excellent garden decoration and food for birds. To propagate honeysuckle is possible by cuttings or layering.

Flowering honeysuckle

Honeysuckle begins to bloom for 3-4 year after planting. The flowers of this shrub are collected in a three-color pads, which pairs are formed in the corners of the leaf or in heads at the ends of shoots (depends on variety). Bloom different varieties of honeysuckle at different times from June to September. Most types of ornamental fruit. They come in different colors – from bright orange to crimson and blue-violet.

Most popular, hardy, fragrant and beautiful flowering vine in ornamental gardening is perfoliate honeysuckle. All beautiful blooms to it.

Decorative application

Honeysuckle is one of the most prized plants in horticulture. Its versatility is amazing. The fruits are edible, eaten and used in folk medicine. Ornamental species widely used in garden, they are perfect for decoration of walls, gates, pergolas. Planted along fences plants that create a decorative disguise and protect the area from wind and dust, as a kind of hedge.

Some species (Japanese honeysuckle) are used as groundcover. Honeysuckle with fragrant flowers such as honeysuckle and perfoliate honeysuckle Heckrotte, planted near the garden gate, entrance groups, Windows. They are not only excellent and durable decoration, but also a powerful natural deodorant for the garden.