scarlet honeysuckle vines require a trellis or fence to grow
on, and are not damaging to walls. The fragrant blooms are
attractive for the entire summer season. A dropmore scarlet
honeysuckle will prefer full sunlight in consistently moist,
organic soil. The soil should also be well drained, to prevent
the roots from rotting. The dropmore scarlet honeysuckle produces
small red fruit in the fall, which are eaten by birds.
scarlet honeysuckle also works well as a ground cover, when
allowed to sprawl around in open areas. Aphids are one of
the greatest potential problems for the dropmore scarlet honeysuckle.
These insects will eat the foliage and may even kill entire
plants if not taken care of properly. A proper spraying of
pest control will help a dropmore scarlet honeysuckle to grow
dropmore scarlet honeysuckle is a deciduous vine, but can
be evergreen in warmer climates. Hardy to zones four through
eight, they prefer full sun, but will grow and flower with
partial shade. A dropmore scarlet honeysuckle is a fast grower
and may become intrusive if not watched carefully. They will
grow in a wide range of soil and water conditions.