Scientific Name: Lonicera pileata Form: Round
Common Name:privet honeysuckle Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CaprifoliaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Stiffly upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 2 - 3m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Oblanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers paired, White, Yellow, May- Apr
Fruit: Berry (true), Violet, Purple, Jun- Jul, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Erosion control, Filler, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Small garden/space, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Semi-evergreen; twigs/leaves at 45 degrees off branch; twigs purple; leaves elliptic, glossy dark-green, waxy, sessile, opposite, simple; flowers funnel-shaped, light yellow to creamy-white, 5 lobed, at leaf axils, late spring; fruit berries, violet-purple.