Arnold Red Honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica
|Arnold Red Honeysuckle (Lonicera
tatarica 'Arnold Red'
)is an upright, rounded deciduous shrub with dense, arching branches. It grows to 6ft. x 5ft. and is hardy to zone 3. This honeysuckle prefers full sun but will tolerate partial shade, likes any well-drained soil and has moderate water needs. Drought tolerant and aphid resistant. Fast growing.
|Foliage is an attractive blue-green.|
|Flowers are profuse, with fragrant pinkish-red blossoms in spring.|
|Fruit is large red berries in June & July.|
Photos: Judy Sedbrook
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Date last revised: 01/05/2010