Common name: Amur Honeysuckle or Bush Honeysuckle. Scientific name: Lonicera maackii. Family: Caprifoliaceae. Genus: Lonicera. Species: L. maackii.
Plant type: Deciduous shrub. Flowering time: Mid spring to early summer.
Lonicera maackii (Amur honeysuckle) is a multi-stemmed, upright, deciduous shrub that grows to 15 ft. (4.8 m) tall with stems up to 10 centimeters diameter. The leaves are opposite, ovate, 5-9 cm long, 2-4 cm wide.The flowers are two-lipped, white later turning yellow or light orange in color.