Joy Creek Nursery

104-001D4   Leycesteria formosa     ( Himalayan Honeysuckle. )

Leycesteria formosa
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Leycesteria formosa is a superb understory plant notable for its green, bamboo-like stems and long pendulous strands of white pagoda-like flowers with red-purple bracts which continue to set black fruit over a long period of time. The fruit attracts wildlife. It is edible and tastes of burnt caramel. A Great Plant Picks selection.

Summer to fall.  8 ft.

White flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 7, 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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