groundcover, vine

Lonicera sempervirens | Scarlet Trumpet Honeysuckle

This twining vine can be evergreen, semievergreen or deciduous, depending on the severity of low temperatures. Striking, trumpet-shaped flowers are an attraction. Berries follow flowers, attracting birds. 'Magnifica' is said to produce larger flowers than the species. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide

Deciduous, Evergreen

Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: orange, red

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds, butterflies