General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 3 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Up to 3/8 inch orange-red berries
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Fading to yellow with age
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Other: The berries are mildly toxic

Common names
  • White Limestone Honeysuckle
  • Western White Honeysuckle
  • Texas Honeysuckle
  • White Honeysuckle
  • White Shrub Honeysuckle
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Lonicera albiflora
  • Synonym: Lonicera albiflora var. dumosa

Photo Gallery
Location: Medina Co., Texas
Date: April 2007
Texas Honeysuckle
Location: Medina Co., Texas
Date: April 2007
Texas Honeysuckle

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