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Winter flowering honeysuckle

Lonicera fragrantissima

Brilliant winter bee flower with sublime fragrance

PLANT TYPE Shrub

PLANT HABIT Evergreen perennial

USES Pollinators, Ornamental

DESCRIPTION

BERRIES AND LEAVES NOT EDIBLE. A winter flowering honeysuckle originating from China. A helpful plant for early bumblebee queens emerging in late winter and early spring. Flowers have a wonderful ambient fragrance. When you have the winter blues, bury your nose in one and think of Spring, which is just around the corner.

RECOMMENDED LOCATION Wildlife garden, Ornamental garden

Aspect Full sun, Partial sun

Height 1.5 - 2.5 metres

Spread 1.5 - 2.5 metres

Hardiness Tolerant of a wide range of soils

Prefered soil pH Tolerant of a wide range of soils

Origin/history

Originates in China.

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Winter flowering honeysuckle