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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: White flowers ageing to yellow; red fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Ground cover

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to northeastern Asia, this 6?10?ft (1.8?3?m) tall deciduous shrub sometimes scrambles to 20?ft (6?m). Flowering in spring and summer, it has downy young stems, pointed ovate leaves up to 4?in (10?cm) long and pairs of 3?4 in (18?mm) long white flow

Growth Habit: Scrambling habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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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