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Scientific Name: Lonicera xylosteum 'Emerald Mound'
Pronunciation: luh-NISS-ur-uh zy-LOH-stee-um
Common Name: Emerald Mound shrub honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle
Family Name: Caprifoliaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Bushy shrub; leaves grey-green, opposite, oblong, 6cm, fuzzy; flowers tubular, creamy white. Winter ID: black stems with 'chicken feet' buds, opposite.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Dense, Upright
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe (China, Caucasus, Russia (Siberia))
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google Images (of species)
Emerald Mound shrub honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Summer:
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate, Ovate
Additional Info: 3-7 cm

Inflorescence Type: Flowers clustered
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): White, Yellow, (othen tinged red)
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour: Red
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown
Leaf Bud Type: Conical (long-pointed)
Leaf Scar Shape:Crescent shaped

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Hardwood cuttings
(NRY) NuRserY
(ONE) Overpass North side East
(ONW) Overpass North side West
(PPL) Pine PLanting
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