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Lonicera involucrata ledebourii

Twinberry honeysuckle.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
Five Gallon 0 $ 29.99
One Gallon 0 $ 10.99
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A deciduous shrub to 8', normally to 6'. The flowers are orange-red and appear from Mar.-Jul.. It has formal looking dark green foliage. The black berries are edible but bitter. Native to the California coast. Often growing next to the water. It likes sun to part shade. It tolerates air pollution and is garden tolerant. Hummingbird flower. This plant grows right in the brackish water margins next to the coastal bays and at higher elevations. The limitation seems to be water (rainfall) even though it has been drought tolerant here surviving a 4" rainfall year on its own. A tough formal looking plant.Honeysuckles? Click here for more.

Lonicera involucrata ledebourii tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.
Lonicera involucrata ledebourii is great for a bird garden.
Lonicera involucrata ledebourii's foliage turns a different color in the fall and type is deciduous.
Lonicera involucrata ledebourii's flower color is orange.
Lonicera involucrata ledebourii's fruit is edible.

Communities for Lonicera involucrata ledebourii:Closed-cone Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Red Fir Forest and Sub-Alpine Forest.

ph: 4.00 to 7.00
usda: 4 to 10
height[m]: 1.50 to 3.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 1.50
rainfall[cm]: 78.00 to 1049.00

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