Lonicera


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lonicera

(lɒˈnɪsərə)
n
(Plants) See honeysuckle
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Noun1.lonicera - woodbineLonicera - woodbine        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family - shrubs and small trees and woody vines
honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
Lonicera albiflora, white honeysuckle - bushy honeysuckle with twining branches and white or yellow-white flowers; southern United States
American fly honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle, Lonicera canadensis - erect deciduous North American shrub with yellow-white flowers
Italian honeysuckle, Italian woodbine, Lonicera caprifolium - deciduous climbing shrub with fragrant yellow-white flowers in axillary whorls
Lonicera dioica, yellow honeysuckle - twining deciduous shrub with clusters of purple-tinged yellow-green flowers; northeastern America
Lonicera flava, yellow honeysuckle - climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant yellow (later orange) flowers in terminal whorls; southeastern United States
hairy honeysuckle, Lonicera hirsuta - twining deciduous shrub with hairy leaves and spikes of yellow-orange flowers; northeastern America
Lonicera involucrata, twinberry - shrubby honeysuckle with purple flowers; western North America
Japanese honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica - an Asiatic trailing evergreen honeysuckle with half-evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers turning yellow with age; has become a weed in some areas
Hall's honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica halliana - a variety of Japanese honeysuckle that grows like a vine; established as an aggressive escape in southeastern United States
Lonicera periclymenum, woodbine - European twining honeysuckle with fragrant red and yellow-white flowers
coral honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, trumpet honeysuckle, trumpet vine, trumpet flower - evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers
bush honeysuckle, Lonicera tatarica, Tartarian honeysuckle - a honeysuckle shrub of southern Russia to central Asia
European fly honeysuckle, European honeysuckle, Lonicera xylosteum - cultivated Eurasian shrub with twin yellowish-white flowers and scarlet fruit
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Lonicera fragrantissima is a shrubby honeysuckle, with deliciously scented, creamy yellow flowers crowded on the bare wood through winter.
Besides these three, other hedges to prune or trim this month include: Spanish Gorse (Genista hispanica), Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, beech, privet, Berberis darwinii, yew, Lonicera nitida, cherry plum, Elaeagnus, Weigela florida, and laurel.
fillies today, headed by Lonicera and Kirona (two lengths behind Margay in the Guineas), but Margay should take all the beating.
Save pounds 5 on honeyberries The honeyberry, Lonicera caerulea Kamtschtica, is new to British gardens.
A dark border will stand out against a lighter background, so try a golden hedge of Lonicera nitida Baggesen's Gold which will show the purple plants at their best, vividly contrasting the golden backdrop
A dark border will stand out against a lighter background, so try a golden hedge of Lonicera nitida `Baggesen's Gold' which will show the purple plants at their best, vividly contrasting the golden backdrop.
Take cuttings of lavender, aucuba, lonicera and berberis.
Having shown promise when fourth to Ange Blanc on her debut at Punchestown, Summer Star quickened clear impressively to slam Carrigeen Lonicera in a mares bumper on this track two weeks ago.
In that case I would grow vigorous evergreen climbers such as the silver and green leaved ivy Gloire de Marengo; another ivy, the gold and green-leaved Sulphur Heart; the Japanese honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica, which is evergreen and has small, sweetly-scented flowers, and Clematis armandii which is also evergreen and has small white flowers, also scented, in late winter.
As far as their British pedigree is concerned, all started as wild plants, as dog and sweet briar roses, old man's beard or traveller's joy (Clematis vitalba, and woodbine Lonicera periclymenum or common honeysuckle).
The lonicera 'Sweet Sue' is being promoted for a second year to raise funds for WellBeing, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' health research charity for women and babies.
Other perfect plants are the pineapple broom (Cytisus battandieri), Fremontodendron Californian Glory, the golden bay (Laurus nobilis Aurea) and, for a golden glistening hedge, Lonicera Baggesen's Gold.