Tough, fast-growing and productive, Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle gives you a lot of bang for your buck. Great for fence or arbor or cut back like a perennial for a low rangy mound in the garden. It has green foliage throughout the season. Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 4, 2013 5:13 PM. Like all trumpet Honeysuckles, it is very attractive to hummingbirds although the flowers have no scent. Flowers the first year. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Produced in succession from early summer to fall, they eventually give way (in hot summers) to small, bright red berries. Dropmore Scarlet Trumpet Honeysuckle features showy clusters of scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers with cherry red overtones and orange throats at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid summer. Likes average well-drained soil and full sun. Dropmore Scarlet is one of the trumpet shaped Honeysuckles. A fiery honeysuckle with long, trumpet-shaped orange-red flowers produced over a long period from July to September. Easy to grow, generally free of problems. The oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. (well-rooted transplants) 447 ‘Dropmore Scarlet’ Honeysuckle Z3. Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle . Vigorous and semi-evergreen in all but the coldest winters, Honeysuckle 'Dropmore Scarlet' is superb for rapidly covering unsightly garden features, walls and fences. Both parent species native to North America. Highly popular, Lonicera × brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' (Honeysuckle) is a vigorous semi-evergreen climber with masses of stunning, flaming scarlet, tubular flowers that open to reveal orange throats. You can grow it up fencing for privacy, over bland or shabby structures, or spread it over a hard-to-mow slope as a ground cover.