Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine (Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’)

Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine

  • Tubular Bold Red Blooms With Orange Centers
  • Non-Stop Blooms
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance
  • Vigorous Vine Form
  • Water-Wise Root-System
  • Shines in Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Attracts Hummingbirds & Butterflies!
  • Beautiful Cut Flower
  • Long-Lasting, Non-Stop Flower Production
  • Container and Climbing Plant
  • Hardy Native Species – Grows Anywhere

Clouds of butterflies and hummingbirds will be flocking to your gardens this year! Get ready to be amazed by this extremely floriferous and ornamental vine! The vigorously growing, Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle (Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’) is an incredibly hardy, Honeysuckle Vine!

This vine has 2″ long tubular, deep-red flowers with orange throats are born in clusters all along the stems and new growth. Easily growing to full length each growing season, these start pumping out blooms in spring, and last all summer long.

Dropmore Scarlet will fit perfectly into any garden design and size. The foliage is an even deep-green with blue tints, however, is usually smothered in vivid clusters that absolutely cover this plant in amazing color!

You will be amazed by the sheer volume of these exotic flowers! They are a favorite among pollinators, butterflies and hummingbirds that will not be able to resist! Dropmore is a vital source of nectar for all your beneficial insects and birds!

In warmer climates, Honeysuckle are semi-evergreen, and their root systems tolerating the coldest climates as well. No matter where they grow, these Vines are virtually indestructible. They are so adaptable to many conditions and very easy to manage. Resistant to powdery mildew, Dropmore Scarlet even tolerates some drought.

The tubular flowers give way to small, inedible red berries in the fall which the songbirds just love!

How to Use Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle In The Landscape

These flowers cling to a vigorously growing vine that’s absolutely vibrant and dramatic as it clambers over your garden trellis and arbors. Also, able to be trained into a shrub, or you can also leave it to trail along the ground as groundcover.

This fast-growing vine won’t get into trouble in the landscape, Dropmore Scarlet will ramble up a trellis, fences and any place you encourage it to do so, without worry it will pop up elsewhere.

Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle creates a dramatic effect when climbing up strong supports or rambling along your front porch rail.

Reaching near full height in a single growing season, these types of Honeysuckle are amazing growers! Filling an area with deep blue-green foliage and bright blooms, these even work amazingly well in containers and act as both the upright thriller or a flowing spiller.

The orangey-red flowers look gorgeous climbing over fences and hiding unsightly views while enhancing your own. Acting as semi-evergreen in warmer growing zones and provide lush backdrop plants among your beds and borders. Beautifully spilling over retaining walls and rambling over hardscapes as an informal ground cover.

Adapting to any style garden, these tame natives fill your landscape with color quickly and are even suitable for indoor floral arrangements, filling your vases with sweet-smelling blooms.

Incorporate into your garden on an obelisk among your other planted flowers and perennials to add height, color, some light fragrance and plenty of drama throughout your landscape! The flowers are less fragrant than some other Honeysuckle Vines, but it makes up for it with the sheer amount of bloom that is produced throughout the season.

Looking fantastic growing up the columns of your pergolas and gazebos. No pollinator garden should be without something to attract butterflies and other visitors!

Tips For Care

Versatile, easy to grow, and hardy, Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle thrives in a wide range of USDA 4 through 8 hardiness zones. Just provide good air circulation and water to keep these two-tone flowers going strong all summer!

Loving the full sun, Dropmore Scarlet is highly disease resistant and adaptable. These are appreciative of some afternoon shade during the hottest parts of summer. Honeysuckle are not particular about soil type, though these Vines love any well-drained soil that ranges from acidic to alkaline.

Take care when applying lawn fertilizers near flowering shrubs. These high-nitrogen formulas are designed to produce foliage, but will not support flower development. Instead, apply an all-purpose fertilizer for blooming plants in early spring. Reapply in mid-summer, following label directions for application rates.

Flowering best in average moisture, Dropmore Scarlet is very drought tolerant once established. Extremely easy care and low maintenance, these won’t need pruning but won’t mind some pruning in late winter if in need of some shaping up.

Sometimes a plant performs just a bit too well in certain areas. Rest assured, Nature Hills uses Plant Sentry™ to track all federal, state and local regulations on invasive materials. We will always protect you and your community.

We’re happy to offer this selection for sale in areas where it will work beautifully without any concern. To check your availability, simply type in your Zip Code to Find Your Growing Zone in the section above the Plant Highlights.

The drama, height, bold color, and amazing fragrance of Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine is just what you and your garden beds have been desiring!

Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine (Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’) Details

Common name Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine
Botanical name Lonicera x brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet'
Hardiness zone 4-8
Growth rate Fast
Height 8 - 12 ft.
Width 4 - 5 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Orange, Red
Leaf color Green with Purple Tint