European Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum Sweet Tea) in the Honeysuckles Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Sweet Tea
Cultivar name: 'Inov71'
Common names:
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Also sold as:
Caprilia® Cream
Raspberry Sunrise™

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
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
Fragrant
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR30,242; PP21,874

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