General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: White turning to yellow and apricote with age.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Japanese Honeysuckle
  • Hall's Honeysuckle

Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 27, 2013 3:44 PM concerning plant:
    Nothing beats the scent of Japanese Honeysuckle when it is in bloom. It's wonderful! It reminds me of summer nights when I was a child. Japanese Honeysuckle does seem to be very prone to powdery mildew, but that does not slow down the blooming.
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jan 23, 2012 12:06 PM concerning plant:
    This can be a killer plant. I have one in my back yard that started to choke out my roses by the vines winding around the canes. Smells wonderful, so is worth it. Evergreen even in my zone (5). Needs a heavy support structure as it can get HUGE.
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