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Twinberries berries
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twinberry Twinberry flowers

Lonicera involucrata

Deciduous Shrub

Height: 9 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - shade


Plant description:

In spring, this shrub produces pairs of small, tubular yellow flowers. It is even showier when it produces two bright black berries surrounded by red bracts. It has the appearance of two dark eggs in a little red nest. Provides nectar and berries for food.

Keywords: birds, black, fast, fire-resistant , fruit, red, upright, yellow