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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves with blue-gray undersides; white and pink flowers spring?summer; orange-red fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Informal hedge

Zones: 3-9

Description: This 10 ft (3 m) tall deciduous shrub, from central Asia and southern Russia, is the parent of many hybrids and available in a wide range of cultivars. Its 21?2 in (6?cm) long leaves have blue-gray undersides. The spring?summer flowers, in white and pink

Growth Habit: Bushy 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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