Lonicera nitida 'Twiggy'

Twiggy Box Honeysuckle

Evergreen Shrub

Compact variety of golden box honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida 'Twiggy'). For those familiar with its cousin, Baggeson's Gold, you'll find this variety much easier to work with in smaller garden plots. Give it about two to three feet, it takes readily to pruning if you need to keep it on the small side.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 24 - 30 tall x 24 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: matrix / mingler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos