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Sweet Smelling Purple Himalayan Honeysuckle 3 pc.

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This splashy cool shrub rocks the perennial world! Take the best qualities of your favorite honeysuckle and butterfly bush, and add to those a unique beauty and character, and add to those edible berries in profusion. Voila you have the 3 pc. Sweet Smelling Purple Himalayan Honeysuckle. The bright chartreuse foliage and big, bushy shape are sure to make this dramatic accent plant the envy of every garden.

  • SKU: R29294 / Perennial
  • Botanical Name: Leycesteria formosa Jealousy
  • Common Name: Himalayan Honeysuckle
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Cold Tolerance: -5F
  • Sun-Shade: Full or Partial Sun
  • HT/WD: 4-5 feet / 2-3 feet
  • Bloom Time: Blooms July-September; Edible berries October-November
  • Cultivar: Jealousy
  • Special: Unique chartreuse foliage and big, bushy shape; fragrant summer blooms and edible autumn berries; wildlife magnet including birds and butterflies; deer and rabbit resistant
  • Uses: back of sunny border,perennial garden, cut flowers,fall color,hedge,ornamental,specimen shrub, accent plant, large containers, patio plant,
  • Growing Guide: Sweet Purple Himalayan Honeysuckle
  • Ships: Week of May 4th
  • Availability: In stock

    $30.54
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    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.

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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.
    SKU R29294
    Mature Height Taller than 36 inches
    On Sale No
    Sun / Shade Full Sun, Half Sun/Half Shade
    Bloom Time Summer, Summer-Early Fall
    Flower Color Purple
    Attributes Deer Resistant, Hot and Dry Tolerant, Fragrant, Attracts Bflys and Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant

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