European Fly Honeysuckle 'Emerald Mound'

Lonicera xylosteum

Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lonicera (luh-NIS-er-a) (Info)
Species: xylosteum (zy-LOH-stee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Emerald Mound

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On Feb 9, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

The flowers are more inconspicuous than those of most other cultivated honeysuckles.

Banned in Connecticut as invasive. Damages natural habitat---like the other shrubby invasive honeysuckles (with which it hybridizes), it leafs out very early and shades out our woodland spring ephemerals. Naturalized in 25 states, mostly in the northeast and midwest.

Neutral

On Jul 17, 2011, vyskol from Brantford, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

Tag that came with this when I purchased it says it's hardy to zone 3.

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