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LONICERA nitida 'Tidy Tips'

Commonly known as Bush honeysuckle, Poor man's box

SHRUBBY HONEYSUCKLES

A useful hedging or edging plant with tiny leaves and a rounded habit
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - ovate to broadly ovate leaves to 1cm (½in) long, glossy dark green above, lighter beneath
  • Cream - creamy-white
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • 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 with uniform growth. Produces pairs of flowers to 1cm (½in) long from the leaf axils followed by sparse, violet 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 - garden origin. Jenny Eckford, Panton Plants, Lincs.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular -
  • 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 moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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