Fly Honeysuckle –
Lonicera xylosteum (latin)
Areas of origin: Indigenous.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2 m (6,6'), width up to 1.5m (4,9').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -29°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
The white flowers appear in May and June. The fruits are very decorative but poisonous. They are much used within country hedges.
List of Lonicera:
Honeysuckle Box leaved (Lonicera nitida)
, excellent ground cover...
Honeysuckle Edible, May Berry (Lonicera kamtschatica)
, produces edible blue berries...
Honeysuckle Goldflamme (Lonicera heckrottii Goldflame)
, tubular, vivid red shaped flowers, reveal a yellow-orange centre...
Honeysuckle Hall's prolific (Lonicera japonica Hall's prolific)
, very fragrant flowers, creamy-white to start with then yellow...
Honeysuckle Tellmanniana (Lonicera Tellmanniana)
, golden-yellow flowers...
Honeysuckle Shrubby (Lonicera fragrantissima)
, small white flowers heavily scented and full of nectar...