Lonicera xitalica Harlequin


Lonicera xitalica Harlequin, Sherlite. An attractive deciduous climber with cream splashed pink tinged coloured foliage. Produces fragrant read and cream trumpet shaped flowers from mid winter to early summer. A twining climber well suited to many climbing applications including walls, arches, pillars, fences and trellises. Height and Spread in 10 years 1.8m by 1.8m.


*Available as a Trellis, Click Below



Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.


General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring