Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Alabama Crimson') in the Honeysuckles Database

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 - 20 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 feet
Leaves: Other: Dark blue-green
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Crimson red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: May to June, with some sporadic additional bloom until Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic
Pollinators: Various insects

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Honeysuckle Vine Can Evoke Strong FeelingsHoneysuckle Vine Can Evoke Strong Feelings
June 24, 2014

Not only can it evoke strong feelings with its powerful fragrance, but the much-maligned Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) can also evoke feelings of anger if it escapes into your landscape or beyond. Fortunately, there are other species of this vine that can provide the positive characteristics of honeysuckle without as many of the negative ones.

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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Apr 23, 2013 2:30 AM

Another beautiful Honeysuckle!

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