sickly Honeysuckle, white powdery stems and leaves.Any advice?
I've recently planted a lonnicera on a north facing wall, which gets sunshine up to about lunchtime. The small bed it's planted in has a couple of healthy roses, a pieris, and some small bedding plants along the front edge. The poor honeysuckle hasn't thrived at all. although the 3 main stems have grown upwards, they have developed a white powdery film along them, and the leaves look as if they are covered in a white powdery "mildew", and are dying. There are some new shoots appearing, but I want to know what I'm doing wrong? I followed the planting instructions, but don't claim to be a competent, or knowledgeable gardener. Any advice would be most gratefully received!!
On plant Lonicera periclymenum belgica
- 8 Aug, 2009