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Lonicera sempervirensLonicera sempervirens

Lonicera sempervirens

Lonicera sempervirens

trumpet or coral honeysuckle

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RHW, USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 10-20'
Spread: 6-12'
Flowers: Apr.-Oct.; coral to red with yellow
Fruit: Aug.-Mar.; red; berry
Fall color: semi-evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 6.1-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

roadside thickets, old farmsteads, fence rows, open woods, dry stony woods, edge of woods, overhanging cliffs

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE NY PA WV VA

Wildlife

Butterfly Hummingbird Songbird Small mammal Beneficial insect *

Notes

flowers intermittently until frost; flowers/fruits present together; transplants well; may have aphids - hose off, snip new growth and damaged buds; semi-evergreen

Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1294.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004