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Lonicera periclymenum


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Downy leaves; fragrant flowers in whorls; red berries

Uses: Tubs Spillover planting Ground cover Grown against a wall

Zones: 4-10

Description: Twining and scrambling to 12?ft (3.5?m) high, this deciduous or semi-evergreen Eurasian shrub is probably best known as a plant of the English hedgerows. It has finely downy young leaves that grow to around 21?2 in (6?cm) long and become smooth and glauco

Growth Habit: Scrambling habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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