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Shrubby Honeysuckle

Lonicera pileata

Also known as

Privet Honeysuckle, Box-Leaved Honeysuckle

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

2.5m

50cm

Min

1.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Shrubby Honeysuckle Overview

This is an evergreen shrub it will grow about 60cm high and about 2m wide. It produces glossy deep green leaves with tiny, tubular, yellow flowers the fruit are violet berries.

Common problems with Shrubby Honeysuckle

How to propagate Shrubby Honeysuckle

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring or from semi-ripe cuttings in summer or late autumn.

Seed

Special features of Shrubby Honeysuckle

Ground cover

Other uses of Shrubby Honeysuckle

Ground cover, hedging, spring interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.