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    Overview

    A bushy shrub rather than a climber, Winter honeysuckle (Lonicera fragrantissima) carries highly scented flowers on bare twigs in late winter. Its flowers, and those of the very similar Standish’s honeysuckle (Lonicera standishii), are tubular, carried in bunches and creamy-white.

    Plant Characteristics

    Size

    Medium

    Type 

    Shrub

    Light Exposure

    Full Sun/ Half Shade

    Season of Bloom

    Late winter

    Hardiness Zones

    6 – 9

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