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Lonicera nitida

Common Name(s):
Boxleaf honeysuckle
Cultivar(s):
Baggesen's Gold
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; beautiful foliage

Height:
6-8 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, glossy dark green leaves; 0.2 to 0.6 in. long (Baggesen's Gold foliage is green-gold)
Flower:
0.2 to 0.5 in. creamy white flowers in spring; 0.2 in. bluish purple fruit in late summer
Zones:
7 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Dense, leafy shrub; haystack
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1663

Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold' L. nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Lonicera nitida L. nitida flower
Photo by Brigitte Reiser, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Lonicera nitida L. nitida foliage
Photo by Anemoneprojectors, CC-BY-SA-2.0