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Lonicera nitida

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Tiny dark green leaves; cream flowers; purple berries

Uses: Hedge Topiary Borders Containers

Zones: 7-10

Description: Probably the most widely grown of the shrubby honeysuckles, this very adaptable Chinese evergreen shrub can grow to 12?ft (3.5?m) tall, though it is rarely allowed to reach that size. It has tiny dark green leaves that often develop purple tones in winter

Growth Habit: Bushy dense habit

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