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LONICERA nitida

Commonly known as Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box

SHRUBBY HONEYSUCKLES

Small, glossy, neat foliage good for hedging
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individually £9.50 each, 10+ £7.50 each

  • Evergreen - paired, oval to broadly oval leaves to 1cm (½in) long.
  • White
  • Height - to 3.5m (11ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging - suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub. Flowers are produced in pairs from the leaf axils. Flowers are 1cm (½in) long and are followed by glossy blue-purple berries.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids.
  • Place of origin - southwestern China.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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to 3.5m (11ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

Buy Varieties of LONICERA nitida

LONICERA nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box.
Bright golden yellow form
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LONICERA nitida 'Lemon Beauty'

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Commonly known as: Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box.
Spreading habit with lemon-gold and dark green leaves
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LONICERA nitida 'Silver Beauty'

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Commonly known as: Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box.
Quick growing sport with distinct silver variegation
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LONICERA nitida 'Tidy Tips'

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Commonly known as: Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box.
A useful hedging or edging plant with tiny leaves and a rounded habit
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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