Lemon Beauty Box Honeysuckle

Lonicera nitida 'Lemon Beauty'

SKU
03619
Excellent evergreen shrub for a small border or hedge - can be used much like dwarf boxwood. Upright, horizontal branches hold small green leaves with a golden border. Can be pruned in a formal manner, or used for focal point.
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7 - 9

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityDense mounding shrub 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInsignificant; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitBushy
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

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