Genus of about 180 species of evergreen and deciduous climbers and shrubs, the majority of which (100 species) are native to China.They bear simple, opposite, green leaves.
Latin name: Lonicera pileata
Grow in full sun or partial shade, in moderately moist, well-drained soils.
Typical species are easily propagated by seeds. Cultivars are just as easily propagated by cuttings.
Aphids are their principal natural enemies.
Evergreen ground-covering shrub with medium-sized green, glossy leaves. Plant in groups as ground covering and as borders. Tolerates formative pruning.