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Lonicera nitida 'Red Tips'

Box Honeysuckle
Zone: 11, 10a, 10b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 6 feet
Width: Maximum 6 feet
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A new cultivar of this very useful, small-leaved, evergreen shrub with red new growth that matures to dark green with hints of red. Seems to top out at about 4' or so. Useful as formal or informal hedge, accent, or foundation plant. Full to part sun with regular summer water for best appearance. Easily pruned to shape. Frost hardy in USDA zone 6.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

A brilliant flaming red is early spring, this dense 4-6' shrub is neat in habit ; appearance with glossy dark-green-tinted red foliage summer and fall; an excellent hedge, smaller ; tighter than Photinia. Sun-PSh/Med

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A Valley Growers Nursery Hubbard, OR Email now 503-651-3535 Container: 2
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