Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Blanche Sandman') in the Honeysuckles Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
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: Orange-red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: May to June, with sporadic additional bloom occurring thereafter throughout the Summer into 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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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Apr 23, 2013 2:40 AM

Gorgeous!

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 30, 2013 6:04 PM

I have Blanche Sandman honeysuckle growing over an arch at the far end of my garage. It looks simply stunning. Blanche Sandman is one of the trumpet honeysuckles. As with all trumpet honeysuckles, it has no scent.

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