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Twinberry Honeysuckle

Lonicera involucrata

Also known as

Honeysuckle, Woodbine, Twinberry

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

3m

1m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Twinberry Honeysuckle Overview

This is a dense, bushy, deciduous shrub, with stout shoots and paired, bright mid-green leaves. It bears dark yellow, often red-suffuse flowers, in pairs from the leaf axils in late spring. They are surrounded by large green bracts that soon turn red, and are followed by glossy black berries.

Common problems with Twinberry Honeysuckle

How to propagate Twinberry Honeysuckle

Cuttings

Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or spring, by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Twinberry Honeysuckle

Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.