European Fly Honeysuckle (Lonicera xylosteum) in the Honeysuckles Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 feet (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spread: 8-10 feet (2.4-3 m)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic

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