Common Name: European Smoketree
Origin: Central Asia
Height at maturity: 2 to 3 meters
Exposure: sunny, shade or partial shade
Plant type: nectariferous shrub
Flower color: light to dark pink
Soil type: normal
Use: in the garden
Diseases and pests: aphids
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This honeysuckle is a nectariferous plant, that is to say that its flowering which appears in spring in many pink flowers irresistibly attract insects and more particularly butterflies.
It measures at maturity between two and three meters and takes the form of a compact bush. It resists very high heat, drought and frost down to -25°C over long periods. It does not require particular soils, it adapts without problems. As you will have understood, it is an undemanding plant that will embellish your garden with its lightly scented flowers and the “life” that develops around it.