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|Name||Sweet Smelling Purple Himalayan Honeysuckle 3 pc.|
|Description||Beginning mid-summerthese are covered with 4" long pendulous drooping clusters of dark purplish-red bracts and fragrant white honeysuckle like flowers. The stems are hollow like bamboo and are used to create flutes in Asia. Commonly known a Pheasant Berry its dark purple fall fruit does indeed attract pheasants along with other wildlife. These berries are edible and taste like caramel or chocolate or toffee. Dies back to the ground in the northern states (roots are hardy). It pairs well with other vigorous items in large containers and performs well in wetlands or back of perennial border growing about 4-5 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide. The bright chartreuse foliage and big, bushy shape make it a fantastic shrub for the perennial garden or as a color piece for the patio. Large drooping maroon flower bracts form in profusion from July-Sept. Fragrant white flowers attract nectar hungry birds, bees, and butterflies. Flowers yield to dark maroon edible berries that taste like caramel, chocolate or toffee in Oct. and November. Great cut flower. Best used as a specimen shrub towards the back of a sunny border 4-5 tall and 2-3 wide. Good deer resistance. Sometimes known in England as Pheasant Berry because pheasants are said to gobble the fruit.|
|Mature Height||Taller than 36 inches|
|Sun / Shade||Full Sun, Half Sun/Half Shade|
|Bloom Time||Summer, Summer-Early Fall|
|Attributes||Deer Resistant, Hot and Dry Tolerant, Fragrant, Attracts Bflys and Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant|