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Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' - summer flowers
  • Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'
  • Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'
  • Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' - summer flowers

Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'

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15(Golden-leaved Pheasant Berry) Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' is a beautiful golden-leaved shrub with claret and white flowers in late summer.

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A beautiful cultivar, Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' has arching stems covered with soft-golden leaves and drooping, claret and white flowers in late summer. These flowers are followed by dark purplish-black berries in autumn, popular with wildlife in particular pheasants.

A superb garden plant, ideal for brightening up a semi-shaded area and excellent as part of a low maintenance border or for planting in a woodland garden. Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' can be pruned hard if required for growing in a garden with limited space.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' dislikes very wet soils with frequent standing water.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' can suffer from some die-back after severe cold weather.
  • Flowering Period: June - September.
  • Flower Colour: Claret red and white.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Medium sized, branching shrub with arching stems if left unpruned.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft).
  • Notes: Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' can be pruned hard in early spring to reduce the end size and encourage new growth. It will have a better shape if sheltered from strong winds.
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How Much Sun
Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Flowering in Summer, Fruit - Ornamental, Suitable for Containers, Autumn Colour, Foliage - Gold/Yellow