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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 5 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: Forms dense thickets 6 to 10 feet in diameter, displacing native plants.
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Dark red berry
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Creamy white, yellowing with age.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Morrow Honeysuckle
  • Morrow's Honeysuckle

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