The Himalayan honeysuckle, or Leycesteria formosa, is a perennial deciduous shrub belonging to the Caprifoliaceae, or the honeysuckle, family.It measures 6 feet (1.8 m) in height and has upright hollow stems and delicately scented flowers. Leycesteria formosa really draws in the wildlife. $12.55 $ 12. "Himalayan honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa) is a major environmental weed in a significant proportion of the foothill forest of Mt Buffalo National Park - Victoria. You can't miss them, with these stunning flowers. I send planting directions with all seeds. The actual flowers are these little white bells that you see above. Hardy Favorite Hall's Honeysuckle Lonceria japonica Live Plant. The showy purple bracts that surround them are what catch your eye. I have not tasted the berries but they are supposedly edible and have a bitter taste. $0.49 shipping. Go back to filtering menu Himalayan honeysuckle is a relatively unknown shrub, but its graceful green stems, pretty white flowers and purplish-brown fruits make it a real winner. Leycesteria formosa 'Purple Rain' Himalayan Honeysuckle, Pheasant Berry. FROM £16.99. Native to the Himalayas and southwestern China, this plant is also found in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. perennial flowering bush. Following the January 2003 bushfires this species is showing a vigorous response to fire in ceratain areas. Himalaya Honeysuckle, however, is Leycesteria formosa. An amazing cut flower and in containers. 200 Pieces Honeysuckle Vine Seeds, Naturally Grown, Rare Climbing Flower Plants Seeds for Home Garden, … This item Himalayan Honeysuckle Bush 150 Seeds Blooms Fast from Seeds, Unusual Flowers. And unlike some other honeysuckles you may know, this easy-care beauty won’t dominate your garden. William Leycester was a judge in Bengal; formosa refers to its beauty, not to its occurrence on the island of Taiwan. “Himalayan Honeysuckle” Rarely seen, everyone's impressed the first time they come across this robust, exotic looking shrub bearing these divine flower-heads at the end of every stem. Himalayan Honeysuckle is a woody shrub, often included in the perennial border. Himalayan Honeysuckle Bush Seeds (Leycesteria formosa) 50+Seeds. 55. 100% (5 Reviews) A … Though closely related to Lonicera honeysuckles, it differs in technical details. What is Hardy Shrub? Water: regular. This seletion produces upright stems with bright chartreuse foliage. Himalayan honeysuckle is an alien (non-native) invasive plant, meaning it out-competes crowds-out and displaces beneficial native plants that have been naturally growing in Ireland for centuries. Leycesteria formosa, commonly called Himalayan honeysuckle, is a multi-caned deciduous shrub in the honeysuckle family that typically grows to 3-6’ tall.It is native to forested areas of the Himalayas and southwestern China. Hardy Shrub. UP FOR SALE IS LEYCESTERIA FORMOSA, HIMALAYAN HONEYSUCKLE 150 SEEDS. This web page is currently under development - we have an anticipated update for early 2018. Himalayan Honeysuckle Himalayan honeysuckles (Leycesteria formosa) are in bloom right now in Seattle. Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches. White honeysuckle flowers are held in drooping clusters of burgundy bracts, followed by showy purple berries in the fall. Only 13 left in stock - order soon. The hummingbirds go wild over it and animals and birds eat the berries. Lightly scented white bell-shaped blooms spring from incredibly showy beet-red bracts hanging in pagoda-like chains to 6" long. Noteworthy Characteristics. 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