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Plant Details

Lonicera sempervirens

Trumpet Honeysuckle, Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine

Scientific Name:

Lonicera sempervirens

Genus:

Lonicera

Species Epithet:

sempervirens

Common Name:

Trumpet Honeysuckle, Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine

Plant Type

Woody Vine

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

6-12 ft., 12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Red, Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Dry forests and woodlands, maritime forests (Weakley 2015). Common throughout NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

Leaves and Buds

image

WNC Nature Center, Asheville
© MB Baumeister

Buds and Blooms

image

WNC Nature Center, Asheville
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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