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botanical name:
Lonicera x purpusii
Lonicera x purpusii © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Winter honeysuckle
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Vigorous shrubby honeysuckle hybrid.. Small, very fragrant creamy-white flowers produced in winter. Usually semi-evergreen.

cultivation:
Any well-drained, reasonably fertile soil in sun or partial shade.
Prune in late spring.

propagation:
From semi-ripe or hardwoord cuttings. Also by layering.

other notes:
Hybrid between L. fragrantissima and L. standishii.
Named after two German plant collectors, the brothers Carl Albert Purpus and Joseph Anton Purpus.
AGM 1984.
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