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Labrador Tea vs Bracted Honeysuckle

Ledum groenlandicum

Lonicera involucrata

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Labrador Tea
Bracted Honeysuckle

Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

Bracted Honeysuckle is a shade loving shrub that is distinguishable from other honeysuckles by its square stem and pointed leaves. Native to most of North America, this honeysuckle is found along swamps, rivers, riparian zones and moist wooded areas.

If you have a erosion control project in mind, consider Bracted Honeysuckle.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

BRACTED HONEYSUCKLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 4a
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: any
Fall colour: rust orange
Berries: shiny, purple-black berries produced in pairs
Flowers: clusters of tiny white flowers which are fragrant, sticky and attractive to insects
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested


Other Names: bearberry honeysuckle, black twinberry, twinberry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes