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
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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.
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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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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!
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Name: Kyle
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quercusnut
Dec 6, 2017 1:03 PM CST
The fruit is fairly tasty in my opinion.
The birds do eat mine because I have seedlings far and wide. In some places it is considered invasive. Not a problem for me as the seedlings are easy to pull.
I have several now. Mother pictured below.
edit to add: it does have some sparse bloom at this time.



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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Apr 13, 2018 8:54 AM CST
Very nice, Kyle Mine is pruned into more of a large shrub shape since is in the border and I want to be able to keep it clear around the base.
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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