Lonicera maackii (eastern Asia)
Habit: Decorative large shrub or occasionally small tree, 4-6 m tall and wide; short stem, branches upright, twigs horizontal and arching, but not overhanging; umbrella-shaped when old, medium to fast-growing.
Flowers: Spectacular, plentiful, initially pure white, gradually cream-white, end of May to June; strongly pleasant fragrance.
Fruits: Numerous, lively red berries; August, unpleasant taste.
Leaves: Pointed, ovoid, medium-green.
Roots: Shallow, sensitive to soil compaction and pavements.
Demands: Sun to semi-shade, tolerates heat, absolutely frost hardy, not demanding.
Soil: Any garden soil.
Hardiness: Zone 3