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Lonicera 3 xylosteoides


Order: Dipsacales
   Family: Caprifoliaceae
            Genus: Lonicera
                        Specie: Lonicera 3 xylosteoides

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green leaves; red flowers spring?summer; yellow to red berries

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs Informal hedge

Zones: 6-9

Description: A hybrid between Lonicera tatarica and L. xylosteum, this upright, twiggy, 6?ft (1.8?m) tall deciduous shrub has finely hairy, 21?2?in (6?cm) long, blue-green leaves. Light red flowers in spring and summer are followed by yellow to red berri

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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