11th March 2012
The winter flowering Lonicera are always interesting in the winter garden. They
rarely make a spectacular impact but the occasional flowers are worth seeking out.
This was introduced to cultivation in the west by Roy Lancaster who found two orange berries on a
mountain path in Hupeh, China.
I was charmed by the flowers when I first saw it and bought a young plant as soon as it was available.
It should make a small twiggy shrub and I am hoping for a decent display of flowers (I have had two so far).