Recently imported "Spckled Privet" from Japan quickly forms a thickly interlaced twiggy shrub heavily covered with small oblong leaves richly sprinkled with white; short clusters of fragrant flowers. Originally offered as a L. sinense cultivar.
"Sterile Privet" a selection with tiny round leaves fused to the rigidly erect woody stems, making this a natural for a ball topped topiary as remains very Fastiate. Non flowering dwarf-- NCSU's L. japonicum 'Korea Dwarf'
Wonderful "Winter Honeysuckle" with creamy white December to March blossoms (time depending on temperature range) followed by dull red fruit of value in Chinese medicine. Open habit of dull glabrous obovate leaves. Can be slow to establish. We thank Cindy Riviere of Plant It Herbs for sharing this with us.
In bright light the tiny ranks of new leaves of this "Prostrate Honeysuckle" remain blond-gold; brilliant against deeper green older foliage of this arching small shrub--wonderful when sheared. Traditional subject for the amateur bonsaist. In cool winter conditions the foliage turns plum purple.
"Red Prostrate Honeysuckle" Handsome out arched woody stems with endless herringbone stems each ranked with tiny red bronze leaves gradually turning deep green as they mature. Plum purple tones during winter chill. Great planted with with gold leaved plants. Very popular bonsai subject.
"Golden Moneywort" Prostrate rooting stems with coin-shaped golden leaves; If wintered, produces yellow "Creeping Jennie" primrose flowers. Popular as bold golden groundcover outside or hanging baskets indoors. "Lloydiella"
An excellent subtropical "Golden Nosegay" selection with the clusters of bright yellow flowers highlighting the muted golden foliage of this procumbent half hardy perennial; NOT the patented yellow margined form.
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