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Order: Dipsacales
   Family: Caprifoliaceae
            Genus: Lonicera
                        Specie: maackii

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Purple-stemmed leaves; fragrant white flowers; red to black berries

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Informal hedge

Zones: 2-9

Description: This exceptionally hardy, 15?ft (4.5?m) tall, deciduous East Asian shrub can be trimmed into a round-headed tree shape. It has 3?in (8 cm) long purple-stemmed leaves, and in spring and summer produces fragrant white flowers that age to yellow. The flowers

Growth Habit: Bushy dense habit

Comments: Can train to a rounded tree shape

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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