Scientific Name: Lonicera nitida 'Red Tips' Form: Climbing
Common Name:boxleaf honeysuckle Texture:Medium
Family Name:CaprifoliaceaeHabit: Fastigiate
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: White, May
Fruit: Berry (true), Violet, Blue, Jul- Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Fragrance, Hedge row
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, about 1 cm long, heart-shaped or ovate (may resemble the Ace of Spades), new growth is burgundy, fading to a red blush on glossy green leaves.