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Lonicera nitida 'Elegant'

Shrubby Honeysuckle

Hardy Shrub

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Small dark green leaves, densely packed onto long stems

Bears purple-blue berries which often attract wild birds

Creamy white blooms appear in spring

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A more compact cultivar than the species, Lonicera nitida 'Elegant' makes an equally good hedge. Small dark green leaves, densely packed onto long stems create a dense evergreen screen. Lonicera nitida 'Elegant' tolerates regular pruning and can even be used as an alternative to traditional Yew plants for creating formal topiary. The creamy white blooms which appear in spring are followed by purple-blue berries that often attract wild birds. This evergreen shrubby Honeysuckle is easy to maintain at a manageable size, with a neat and tidy appearance after pruning. Height and spread: 1.8m (6') if left unpruned.

Height Up to 180cm (70in)
Spread Up to 180cm (70in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

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Flowering Months


1 lonicera plant in 9cm pot (kb1254)

Grow Lonicera in any moist, well drained garden soil. Shrubby honeysuckles enjoy a sunny or semi-shaded position.
Feed and water Lonicera plants regularly until they are fully established. Trim hedging specimens as required during the summer, and again in autumn.

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