Lonicera nitida ‘Lemon Beauty’

(Lemon Beauty Box Honeysuckle)


Hardiness Zones:

 7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Excellent shrub for a small border or hedge – can be used much like dwarf boxwood. Upright, horizontal branches hold small green leaves with a golden border. Can be pruned in a formal manner, or used for focal point. Dense mounding shrub 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

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Easily grown in humusy, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. In hot summer climates, plants typically perform best in part shade. Plants have some drought tolerance once established. Prune as needed immediately after flowering. Evergreen foliage becomes semi-evergreen to deciduous near the northern edge of its growing range (USDA Zone 7). Easily grown from cuttings.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Lemon Beauty Box Honeysuckle

Botanical Name

Lonicera nitida 'Lemon Beauty'


3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous


Hardiness Zone

7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate


Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun


3 – 6 ft.


3 to 6'

Soil Condition


Water Needs


Foliage Color

Gold and green

Deer Resistant


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