Lonicera Plant Catalogue – Shrubs

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LONICERA  Well-drained soil in sun or part shade.

L. fragrantissima Creamy-white, fragrant, flowers from December to March, red berries often follow in May. Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread about 1.8 metres. D
L. involucrata Small yellow flowers in June are held inside conspicuous red bracts which persist through fruiting, black berries follow the flowers. Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height and Spread about 1.8 metres.

L. nitida Tiny, bright green, leaves, evergreen. Insignificant flowers. Height and Spread a dense shrub to 1.5 to 1.8 metres, responds well to trimming, a useful hedging plant. E

L.  nitida ‘Baggesen’s Gold’ AGM   Tiny, bright yellow, leaves turning yellow-green by autumn, evergreen. Insignificant flowers. Height and Spread a dense shrub to 1.5 to 1.8 metres, responds well to trimming, a useful hedging plant. E

L. nitida ‘Fertilis’  Scented creamy coloured flowers are followed by violet, translucent fruits. Small shiny green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a quick growing arching shrub to 1.5 to 1.8 metres. E N/A 2015

L. nitida ‘Lemon Beauty’ Tiny green and yellow variegated leaves, evergreen. Insignificant flowers. Height and Spread a dense shrub 1.5 to 1.8 metres, can be trimmed as a hedging plant.E

L. nitida ‘Maigrun’ Small shiny green leaves, evergreen. Height and Spread a dense small bush of spreading habit 1 to 1.5 metres. E

L. nitida ‘Silver Beauty’  Tiny, dark green leaves, variegated silvery-white, evergreen. Insignificant flowers. Height and Spread a dense shrub to 1.5 to 1.8 metres, responds well to trimming, a useful hedging plant. E

L. pileata Tiny, white, flowers followed by translucent violet berries. Young leaves bright green, turning darker with age, semi-evergreen to evergreen. Height a dwarf shrub up to 1.5 metres. Spread horizontal branches to 1.8 metres. E

L. x purpusii Small clusters of fragrant short tubed, white flowers with spreading petal lobes and yellow anthers, appear from December to April. Oval mid green leaves, deciduous to semi evergreen Height and Spread up to 1.8 metres. D

L. x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ AGM Creamy white flowers from December to April. Oval mid green leaves, deciduous to semi evergreen Height and Spread up to 1.8 metres. D
 L. syringantha Masses of pale pink scented flowers in May and June. Glossy green leaves, deciduous. Height up to about 1.8 metres. Spread about 1.8 metres.
L. tartarica ‘Hack’s Red’ Rose-pink flowers in May and June are followed by red berries. Mid to dark green leaves, deciduous. Height up to about 3 metres. Spread 2 to 2.5 metres.
L. thibetica Masses of lilac-pink, scented flowers in May and June, red berries follow. Small, dark green, leaves, whitish below, deciduous. Height about 1.8 metres. Spread to about 1.8 metres. D