About This Plant

Honeysuckle is a climbing or trailing vine known for its fragrant, tubular flowers that are typically white, yellow, or pink. This plant belongs to the genus Lonicera and is appreciated for its sweet aroma and attractiveness to pollinators like bees and butterflies. Honeysuckle is often grown in gardens and landscapes for its ornamental beauty and pleasant scent.

The Story

Leaf

The leaves are opposite, oval, and often slightly fused at the base. The plant can reach a height of 15 to 20 feet.

Produce

The tubular, sweet-scented flowers are typically in shades of white, cream, or pink, and they bloom in clusters during late spring and early summer. The flowers are attractive to pollinators like bees and butterflies. After flowering, Lonicera periclymenum produces small, red or orange berries. While they are not typically consumed by humans, they are enjoyed by birds.
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