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standishii

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6-8 ft (1.8-2.4 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Fragrant cream flowers winter?spring; red berries

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Informal hedge

Zones: 6-10

Description: Native to China, this 6?8?ft (1.8?2.4?m) tall deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub has peeling bark and 4?in (10?cm) leaves with a covering of fine hairs. Its winter- and spring-borne flowers are paired, cream, sometimes tinted pink, and quite strongly scent

Growth Habit: Erect habit

Comments:

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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