Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica 'Horwood Gem') in the Honeysuckles Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Other: Bright green, splashed with cream and fading to green when mature.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Creamy yellow.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on May 24, 2013 10:13 AM

A sport found in Falmouth (UK) and introduced by Peter Adams. Named after the village of Horwood, Devon (UK).

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