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Leycesteria Jealousy

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Leycesteria formosa

Common Name: Himalayan Honeysuckle

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Jealousy offers all-season interest in the landscape – some blooms appear in July; cooler conditions bring maroon highlights to the foliage and flowers in the Summer; and purple fruits appear in Autumn. It pairs well with other vigorous items in large containers and performs well in wetlands.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • With its bright chartreuse foliage and bushy shape, Jealousy offers all-season interest – some blooms appear in July; cooler conditions bring maroon highlights to the foliage and flowers in the Summer; and purple fruit appears in Autumn.
  • Can be marketed as an annual, perennial or shrub.