Lonicera tatarica 'Arnold Red'
Common name: 
Arnold Red Tatarian Honeysuckle
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Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Deciduous shrub, 8 × 8 (2.4 × 2.4 m), upright, multi-stemmed.  Flowers of a darker red than those of the species type or many other cultivars; larger berries.
  • Sun to part shade
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3      Originated as a seedling of ‘Latifolia’ in the Arnold Arboretum in 1945.    Caution: Birds spread the seeds and it may become weedy.  The species is considered invasive and is not recommended in many areas.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: west edge of parking lot east of Avery Lodge on Madison Ave. between 11th and 9th Streets.
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  • plant habit, spring flowering

    plant habit, spring flowering

  • leaves and flowers

    leaves and flowers

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    flowering branch

  • leafy shoot

    leafy shoot

  • plant habit, fruiting

    plant habit, fruiting

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    fruiting branches

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    leaves and fruit