Borealis Honeyberry

Lonicera caerulea ‘Borealis’


Dense, rounded shrub that produces sweet, tangy fruit in mid to late June. Requires cross pollination by another cultivar with similar flowering time. Recommended pollinizer for ‘Aurora’. University of Saskatchewan introduction.



Height: 4-5′

Spread: 4′

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: N/A

Growth Habit: Rounded

Flower Colour: Yellow

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Blue

Fruit Size: 1.6 grams

Fruit Timing: Mid to Late June

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Cooking, Preserves

Key Features: Hardy, Edible Fruit, High Yields, Attracts Butterflies

Landscape Uses: Hedging/Screening, Accent, Mass Planting, Orchard

Pollination: Requires Cross Pollination