PlantsHoneysuckles→Haskap (Lonicera caerulea subsp. edulis)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Lonicera caerulea subsp. edulis Accepted
Lonicera caerulea subsp. kamtschatica Synonym
Lonicera emphyllocalyx Synonym
Lonicera caerulea var. edulis Synonym
Lonicera caerulea var. kamtschatica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small rectangular bluish berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant

Blue Honeysuckle (Lonicera edulis subsp. edulis).

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