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How much sun does a honeysuckle plant need?
Last Updated: 28th January, 2020
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Also know, how many hours of sunlight does honeysuckle need?
Keep your honeysuckle blooming by making sure the plant is in a spot that gets full sun. Honeysuckle will still grow, but will not bloom as much, in shady spots. Full sun means 6 or more hours of sunlight each day.
Subsequently, question is, where is the best place to plant honeysuckle? Where to plant: Choose a site with moist, well-drained soil where your honeysuckle plant will receive full sun. Although honeysuckles don't mind some shade, they will flower more profusely in a sunny location.
Regarding this, does honeysuckle do well in the shade?
Most species of honeysuckle have light requirements ranging from full sun to part shade. This implies honeysuckle will grow well in any area of the garden except full shade, but doesn't tell the full story. Honeysuckle grow best in areas where their roots stay shaded and cool and their foliage receives some sunlight.
What is the best time of year to plant honeysuckle?
The most common time to plant coral honeysuckle is during early spring, such as March or April. Mild temperatures and longer sunlit days provide a good combination for growing success. As long as your garden soil drains well, coral honeysuckle acclimates to many soil types.