Box-leafed Honeysuckle

Lonicera nitida - botanical name

Lonicera nitida

Evergreen erect vigorous shrub (1.5m x 1.5m) from China. Small glossy green oval leaves. Fragrant small cream flowers in spring followed by purple fruit. Useful as a fast growing hedge or low screen. Prefers well drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Frost tolerant. Drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (China)
  • Scale
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