Lonidera caerulea (Honeyberry)



Lonicera caerulea (Honeyberry, Blue-berried Honeysuckle, Sweetberry Honeysuckle) is a honeysuckle, native to the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere. It is a deciduous shrub, 1.5-2 m tall, with slight wavy glaucous green leaves that are opposite, oval, 3-8 cm long and 1-3 cm broad. The yellowish-white flowers are 12-16 mm long, with five equal lobes, produced in pairs on the shoots. The fruit is a blue berry, 1 cm in diameter.

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