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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
Form: Round
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: Erosion control, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
Emerald Mound shrub honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
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: May, Jun
Additional Info: Petals: 4 fused on top plus 1 with upper portion free on the bottom

Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Red, Dark-red
Fruiting Time: Aug
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Fruit images are of L. 'Mini Globe'

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

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Hardwood cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant
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(ONW) Overpass North side West
(PPL) Pine PLanting
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