A picture of a Winter Honeysuckle

Winter Honeysuckle

Lonicera x purpusii

Also known as

Purpus Honeysuckle

Lonicera-purpursii-flowers by Sten Porse (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Winter Honeysuckle Overview

Lonicera x purpusii is a shrub with a bushy growth habit, may be deciduous or semi-evergreen. Foliage is oval in shape and around 8cm in length, highly scented flowers coloured cream are produced in pairs during winter and spring.