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

Lonicera pileata 'Moss Green' 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)

Supplied Size: 3L containers (three years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • 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)

Plant Video

A group of three Lonicera pileata in our woodland gardens grown as groundcover in a particularly tricky border.


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