Scientific Name: Lonicera involucrata Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:black twinberry, bearberry honeysuckle Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CaprifoliaceaeHabit: Arching, Irregular, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Pubescent, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers paired, (Floriferous), Yellow, May- Jun- Apr
Fruit: Berry (true), Black, Aug- Jun- Jul- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Fall interest, Hedge row, Native planting, Reclamation, Spring interest, Waterside planting, Wetland - bogs, Wildlife food, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, obovate; flowers paired, tubular, yellow, in spring, bracts turning dark red; berries purplish-black.