Trumpet Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens

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Description:

Slender, high-climbing vine with evergreen leaves. Flowers trumpet shaped, red on the outside, yellow on the inside. A favorite among hummingbirds! Ornamental bright red berries in fall. Great for trelis or wall climbing. 3 to 20 feet long. Blooms March through June. Sun to part shade; moist soils preferred.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine
Plant Family:Caprifoliaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:March through June
Fruit Timing:Summer to fall
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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