Common Name: Bell's honeysuckle (Hybrid of Morrow’s honeysuckle and Tatarian honeysuckle)
Latin Name: Lonicera x bella Zabel (Hybrid of Lonicera morrowii and Lonicera tatarica)
File #: MDARA00044BLHS_8_28_2014
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