General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies

Common names
  • Honeysuckle
  • Woodbine
  • European Honeysuckle

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Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Date: 2007-06-30
Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Date: 2010-07-18
Location: My North Yorkshire Garden
Date: 2020-05-09
Location: Home in Yuba City, CA
Date: 2009
Sweet Smelling Honeysuckle
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2011-05-10
Climbing high up my huge Fig tree..
Location: Cedarhome, Washington (my garden)
Date: 2014-04-30
Early spring
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-06-07
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-06-05

Photo courtesy of Brushwood Nursery
Location: My garden in Gent, Belgium
Date: 2012-06-07
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