Scientific Name: Leycesteria formosa
Common Name: Himalayan Honeysuckle
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
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.
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.