Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green'
  • Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green'

Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green'


(Privet Honeysuckle) Tough and reliable, Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green' is an evergreen ground cover shrub with small, dark, mossy green leaves.

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Tough and reliable, Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green' is an evergreen ground cover shrub with small, dark, mossy green leaves. It is suitable for a position in sun or heavy shade and the dark green leaves make an excellent foil for smaller, more colourful plants in front of it. 

Can be planted and pruned to grow as a small evergreen hedge if required (spacing approx 1 plant per 40 - 50 cm)

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade or heavy shade.
  • Soil: Most fertile soils but Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green'  dislikes water logging or very wet ground.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green' grows to be a small, spreading shrub.
    • Height: up to 1 - 1.5 m (3  - 5 ft) if left unpruned
    • Spread: 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Shade, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Ground Cover
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Evergreen, Screening/Hedge

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