Lonicera caerulea ‘Polae Jewel’
Exposure: Full sun
Mature Size: 5′ H X 10′ W
Bloom Time: Early spring
Description: Sweet, deep blue berries are produced on this sturdy, compact, deciduous shrub. It is extremely cold tolerant as a plant.. Likened in flavor to blueberries, the fruit may be eaten fresh or used in recipes, jams and jellies.
Ornamental Features: Has green foliage. Features white flowers. Blue berries in late spring, which are excellent for fresh eating and making jams and jellies. Needs cross pollination to produce fruit.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)