Lonicera sempervirens

  • Lonicera sempervirens  coral honeysuckle
  • Lonicera sempervirens  coral honeysuckle
coral honeysuckle

Showy, twining vine native to Southeast U.S. Beautiful bluish-green foliage grows 8 - 15 ft. tall by 3 - 6 ft. wide.  An abundance of 2 inch, narrow, trumpet shaped flowers of scarlet-orange with yellow interiors. Though the flowers have no fragrance they produce copious amounts of nectar custom made for hummingbirds and butterflies. An easy to grow vine, tolerant of a wide range of soil types including clay, sun to light shade and moderate to occasional summer water. Vigorous but not overly exuberant, a good choice for fence or trellis. The species name sempervirens refers to it's evergreen habit in mild areas of the Southeast U.S., partially deciduous in colder areas. Prune after bloom as it flowers on last years wood. Deer resistant.
 

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