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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
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  • Evergreen
    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

LONICERA nitida 'Tidy Tips'

 
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  • 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
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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