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botanical name:
Lonicera x italica
Lonicera x italica © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Honeysuckle
synonyms:  Lonicera x americana
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: climber, scented/aromatic
height: 5.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: twining
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Vigorous climber freely producing clusters of scented, pink, red and yellow flowers from April to July.

cultivation:
Prune and tidy in early spring.

other notes:
Sometimes incorrectly sold as Lonicera x americana.

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