Plant ID forum: Winter Honeysuckle (Lonicera fragrantissima)

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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Apr 24, 2015 9:29 AM CST
This shrub is blooming and setting fruit in my garden. Any idea what it is? Birds are not eating the fruit.
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bamira
Apr 24, 2015 10:28 AM CST
Maybe
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
Apr 24, 2015 10:32 AM CST
What do the flowers look like?
Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Apr 24, 2015 11:41 AM CST
Flowers are very small, yellowish-white, similar to honeysuckle blooms, but way too early for honeysuckle here.
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Winter Sowing Region: North Carolina Daylilies Roses
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Hemophobic
Apr 24, 2015 11:42 AM CST
Okay. In looking at lonicera fragrantissima, I do believe that's what it is. Thank you, Stefan. It's Sweet Breath of Spring!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

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