Lonicera tatarica, Tatarian Honeysuckle

Size: shrub, 10-12' average height and spread at maturity

Buds: often superposed, usually rounded, appressed

Leaves: deciduous, opposite, 1.5-2.5" long, 1-1.5" wide, simple, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, margins entire, tip acute to acuminate, blue-green

Twigs: hollow pith, glabrous, green when young, leaf scars connected by stipular line

Flowers: monoecious, pink to white with varying cultivars, .75-1" long, in axillary pairs, bloom in May

Fruit: .25" red berry (yellow or orange in cultivars), often produced in pairs

Bark: brownish