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Lonicera henryi - Hemsl.
                 
Common Name
Family Caprifoliaceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Scrub, 1200 - 2300 metres[184].
Range E. Asia - China from W. Hubei to W. Sichuan.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Lonicera henryi


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Lonicera henryi
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Physical Characteristics
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Lonicera henryi is an evergreen Climber growing to 6 m (19ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 4. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Jun to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Dappled Shade; Shady Edge; Ground Cover;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Flowers;  Leaves;  Stem.
Edible Uses:

Edible flowers, leaves and stems[105, 177, 183]. No further details are given, but some caution is advised because this genus contains a number of mildly toxic plants[K].
Medicinal Uses


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Miscellany.

The plant is used medicinally in China, but the report gives no more details[218].
Other Uses
Miscellany.

A very vigorous climbing plant, it makes a good dense ground cover plant where it has the space to run along the ground, but it will swamp smaller plants[197].
Cultivation details
Prefers a good moist soil with its roots in the shade and its top growing up into the light[200]. Plants are hardy to about -20°c[184]. A vigorous climber, supporting itself by twining around other plants[182, 219]. Any pruning is best carried out in the spring[219].
Propagation
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. Stored seed requires 2 months cold stratification[113] and should be sown as soon as possible in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 7 - 10cm with or without a heel, July/August in a frame. Good percentage[78]. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth, 15 - 20cm with or without a heel, November in a cold frame. Good percentage[78]. Layering in autumn[200].
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Lonicera canadensisFly Honeysuckle, American fly honeysuckle11
Lonicera caprifoliumItalian Honeysuckle, Italian woodbine12
Lonicera chrysanthaHoneysuckle10
Lonicera ciliosaOrange Honeysuckle22
Lonicera gracilipes 11
Lonicera gracilipes glabra 11
Lonicera involucrataTwinberry, Twinberry honeysuckle22
Lonicera japonicaJapanese Honeysuckle23
Lonicera morrowiiMorrow's honeysuckle11
Lonicera nitidaBoxleaf Honeysuckle00
Lonicera periclymenumHoneysuckle, European honeysuckle12
Lonicera pileataPrivet honeysuckle00
Lonicera quinquelocularis 00
Lonicera sempervirensTrumpet Honeysuckle, Coral Honeysuckle01
Lonicera utahensisUtah Honeysuckle11
Lonicera venulosa 20
Lonicera villosaMountain fly honeysuckle, Fuller's honeysuckle30
Lonicera villosa solonis 30
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