• -10%
Lonicera elisae
  • Lonicera elisae
  • Lonicera elisae

Lonicera elisae

£35.00
£31.50 Save 10%

(Winter Flowering Honeysuckle) An extremely rare and lovely shrub, Lonicera elisae has a compact, upright habit and masses of delicate pale white, tubular flowers which appear on the branches in late winter.

Supplied Size
Quantity
In Stock

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants

*Surcharges apply for Highlands & Islands

  Delivery within 2 - 4 working days

Free delivery for orders over £75*

  Secure website payment by VISA / Mastercard

Alternatively order by calling our office on 01530 413700

An extremely rare and lovely shrub, Lonicera elisae has a compact, upright habit and masses of delicate pale white, tubular flowers which appear on the branches in late winter. The new leaves are dark purple in colour turning to green as they age later in the year.

A medium sized garden shrub with beautiful flowers, Lonicera elisae grows best in a sunny, sheltered position. Lonicera elisae is named after Elisa Bailly de Vilmorin, wife of Louis de Vilmorin, as in Sorbus vilmorinii.


  • Position: Sheltered Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Lonicera elisae appreciates shelter from strong, cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: January - March
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Lonicera elisae grows to be a medium sized, upright shrub.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft) / [up to 2 m (6 ft) after 10 years]
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft) / [up to 1.5 m (5 ft) after 10 years]

Further Information

This rare honeysuckle was first described as a herbarium specimen collected by Adrien Franchet in China in the 19th century and only introduced to cultivation in the west by Roy Lancaster from Western Hubei in 1983.

5 Items

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Not Fussy
Special Features
Flowering in Winter, Rare and Unusual