Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle #2

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$34.99

Botanical Name: Lonicera Tatarica 'Arnold Red'

Cultivar: Arnold Red

A tall, spreading and bushy shrub valued for its very showy red flowers in spring followed by bright red berries, can grow quite leggy and should be underplanted with lower-growing shrubs, resistant to aphid troubles that plague the species

Plant Categories: Shrub, Hedge Shrub, Deciduous Shrub


Water Requirements
Average, Moist


Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun, Partial Shade


Plant Height
12 Feet


Plant Width/Spread
12 Feet

Advantages:

Flowering Plant

Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds

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Description

Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone2a
Growth RateAverage
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning

Foliage

Foliage TypeDeciduous
Plant FormUpright Spreading

Flowers

Flower PeriodSpring
Flower ColorRed
Flower FragranceUnscented

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryHoneysuckle
Landscape ApplicationMassing, Screening, Garden, Windbreak

Details

Planting & Growing

Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Landscape Attributes

Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Mass Planting, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use, Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

Ornamental Features

Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle is bathed in stunning cherry red flowers with yellow anthers along the branches in late spring. It features an abundance of magnificent red berries from mid to late summer. It has green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.