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Shrubby Honeysuckle

Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'

Also known as

Honeysuckle 'Baggesen's Gold', Bush Honeysuckle, Poor Man's Box, Poor man's box

Lonicera nitida aurea before pruning by User:SB_Johnny (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Shrubby Honeysuckle Overview

This cultivar is an evergreen species that produces dense pale yellow-gold foliage, turning a lovely bronze colour in winter. This cultivar is good for bringing summer and winter colour to your garden, doing best in full sun.

Common problems with Shrubby Honeysuckle

How to propagate Shrubby Honeysuckle

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring or from semi-ripe cuttings in summer or late autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Shrubby Honeysuckle

Hedging, border. Year-round interest.