400024 Lonicera purpusii 'Winter Beauty '
Lonicera × purpusii 'Winter Beauty' is a rounded deciduous or sometimes semi-evergreen climber with colourful red-purple young shoots and dark green leaves. Clusters of white, tubular flowers with prominent yellow anthers cling to bare branches in the depths or winter and fill the air with a heady fragrance. The scent from this deciduous or semi-evergreen climber will stop you in your tracks. An invaluable addition to the garden in winter, it is best planted near a path or in a front garden, where its delicious fragrance can be appreciated. Suitable for all but the smallest of gardens, Lonicera × purpusii 'Winter Beauty' provides both colour and a wonderfully sweet scent over a two month period, at a time of year when many trees and shrubs are dormant. The finest winter-flowering honeysuckle of all, with clusters of pale flowers on bare branches from early spring, but as soon as the weather warms and you are in your garden amass with lush brightly coloured beautiful foliage - a sweet scent for gateways and walls under windows