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Lonicera tragophylla
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Chinese Honeysuckle

Lonicera

Lonicera tragophylla partial shade  new plant

Introduced to the western world in 1900 by esteemed plant explorer E. H. Wilson, this magnificent deciduous Honeysuckle is unique for its shade-loving constitution and sensational, 3 in. long bright golden yellow trumpets. Though the large terminal clusters are not fragrant, each hosts 10 to 20 flashy flowers amid red-flushed buds and appealing good-sized blue-green leaves that burnish purple. Chinese Honeysuckle’s young robust stems can be trimmed immediately after blooming to promote a tidy, easily managed low maintenance framework plus flowers galore.

Size: 12' 0"–20' 0" high–55-1/2' wide; hardy to zone 6.

Lonicera tragophylla (T-0305)
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