Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Lonicera caerulea Borealis (Haskap, Honeyberry)

This compact deciduous shrub features gray-green leaves and small slightly fragrant flowers that give way to large, firm, dark blue berries. The berries are similar in taste to wild blueberries, and can be used in jams, pies, juices, or eaten directly off the plant. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture