Lonicera nitida


Box Honeysuckle

Evergreen, rounded and dense shrub 2m high by 3m wide. Leaves are small, glossy, dark green and oval shaped. Flowers are small, white and tubular; occuring in late spring. Fruit is small, purple and round. Yellow leaf varieties are available.


Excellent hedging plant for exposed sites.


Suitable for full sun or semi-shade in temperate climates and is adaptable to a wide range of soils. Tolerates frost and windy conditions. Can be trimmed as a hedge. Propagate by seed in summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in autumn.


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