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Honeybells

Postby jeem64 » Mar 09, 2007 10:43 am

Yea they might be older types but for rapid growth hard to beat. My 5yr. olds spaced 2ft apart almost look like one huge plant. plus the fragrance mmmm I guess im just an old fashion simple type but i love em. almost as fragrant as my royal standards.
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Postby newtohosta-no more » Mar 09, 2007 12:50 pm

Yep..some of the older ones are just great for growth rate. Honeybells was one of the first ones I got in the early years of my addiction. I'm wondering why I don't have a pic of it saved ??? Hmmm I'll have to remedy that this year. :wink:
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Postby Linda P » Mar 09, 2007 2:25 pm

Honeybells is one of those good old standby plants that we take for granted, I think. I did actually take a pic of mine for once. It's not the best site, as the poor thing is crowded in behind a huge Lady Isobel Barnett and under an Arnold's Red honeysuckle in need of pruning. My DD has a ring of them (yes, the dreaded hosta ring) planted around each of the oak trees that flank her driveway. They make a nice flowing mound and really set off the hosta beds that spread out from them, and also help to soften the line of the drive that's cut into the hill.

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Postby Hank Zumach » Mar 09, 2007 5:19 pm

Honeybells is an excellent variety. Here is a pic of my plant.

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Postby LucyGoose » Mar 09, 2007 7:17 pm

Hi jeem!! Welcome!!

No Honeybells here in this dinky yard.... :oops:

Nice pictures Linda and Hank! :D
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Re: Honeybells

Postby redcrx » Nov 24, 2012 11:27 pm

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Re: Honeybells

Postby irawon » Nov 26, 2012 7:10 pm

When I bought my Honeybells in 2007 it was mislabelled as Royal Standard. Royal Standard doesn't have droopy leaves like this.
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