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Lonicera nitida - 'Silver Beauty' (Shrubby Lonicera)

Lonicera nitida - 'Silver Beauty' (Shrubby Lonicera)
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Type Hedging & Screening, Evergreen
Form Spreading arching
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Variegated green-silver Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Lonicera nitida:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Lonicera nitida

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Lonicera nitida:

  • Evergreen plant suitable for trimming to shape or topiary
  • Evergreen shrub suitable suitable for training up a wall
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

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