Lonicera caerulea ‘Borealis’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 5′ high x 4′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright
Foliage Color: Green
Flowers & Berries: White flowers, large sweet and tangy blue berries
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Hedge, screen, orchard, general garden
Description: A University of Saskatchewan introduction, Borealis is a hardy shrub with a dense upright habit, white flowers, green foliage, and large blueberry-like fruit said to be the best flavored variety to date! An excellent choice for your garden orchard.
Ornamental Features: Narrow green foliage throughout the season. Showy white flowers in early spring mature to large sweet berries ready for picking in early summer. Great for eating fresh or making preserves.
Landscape Attributes: Very hardy and dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a dense, upright habit of growth. Recommend the Polar Jewel Honeyberry for cross-pollination. Occasional maintenance and best pruned in late winter. Urban pollution tolerant.
Orders After October 20
Any orders placed after October 20th will be available for pickup or delivery mid-April 2019 (weather pending). Exact dates to be determined.
Inventory amounts may change to reflect our best quality product availability. We will suggest equal or higher value alternatives in the event that your order is impacted.
Orders For Pickup:
Orders placed online by Thursday at 5pm will be available for pickup the following Thursday or Friday.
Orders For Delivery:
Online orders purchased with our flat rate delivery service within a 40 km radius will be delivered 2 weeks from time of purchase.
Deliveries are all weather dependent. Road conditions and access to growing fields can be delayed due to unpredictable weather.
Prices for delivery are to front door only. If you would like other arrangements please contact our office prior to delivery and discuss options as there may be a delivery surcharge.
We offer a flat rate delivery fee within 40km of our Garden Centre of $9.99, all orders can be picked up at the Garden Centre free of charge.
If you are outside of our flat rate zone please email us for a quote at email@example.com
At Countryside Garden Centre, we guarantee that all of our trees & shrubs are:
- In good condition when sold
- Able to grow providing they receive proper planting and maintenance
- Hardy plant material for our region (unless deemed otherwise)
Conditional Warranty: Our warranty is provided to regularly priced trees and shrubs only. Warranty is not applied to plant material that has received a discounted/sale or reduced price. (*unless installed by Countryside). In the event a tree or shrub fails to survive within one year of purchase, Countryside will provide a one time replacement voucher for the same item. The voucher can then be brought into the garden centre and be redeemed for the plant material listed on the voucher. If there is not a suitable replacement available, a credit towards another tree or shrub for the value paid will be issued. No refunds will be issued for warranty claims. There will be no additional warranty on the new replacement trees as the warranty is a one time replacement coverage. Warranty replacements have no cash value. All vouchers must be redeemed prior to date listed on voucher.
Extended Installation Warranty: If a tree/shrub is purchased at regular price and is installed by Countryside, a TWO year warranty is applied. If a tree/shrub is purchased with sale/discounted price and installed by Countryside, a ONE year warranty is applied.
Restocking Fee : Exchanges, returns and cancellations will be subject to a restocking fee.
Please Note: Installation is not covered under our warranty. Our installation is an optional service that we provide for a fee. If you are in need of tree installation for your tree covered under a warranty claim you will have to pay for this service. Thank you for understanding.
To redeem your warranty:
Call in to get advice, your plant may still be alive! If an associate advises you to use your warranty:
- Bring or email us your receipt. Provide photos, details and fill out a warranty form.
- We may require a site visit (after June 15th)
- Do not dig up and bring in plant material this will void your warranty.
- After we have reviewed your information and approved the warranty you will be issued a voucher that can be redeemed at the garden centre.
No Warranty is provided for the following:
- Items that have been damaged by animals & unforeseen acts of nature (fire/drought/hail/winter kill)
- Items that have been improperly planted, cared for or neglected – this includes planting where water will stand or collect at the base of a plant, improper use of groundcovers or damage by equipment including weed-eaters & lawnmowers.
No Warranty On: Perennials, annuals, herbs, vines, topiaries, planters, or any plants zoned 4+.