Lonicera sempervirens Coral Honeysuckle
Long tubes of coral-red with light orange centers on Coral Honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, bloom in spring and early summer, attracting the first visiting hummingbirds. This vining Missouri native is beautiful twining on fences, trellis or arbors. It grows 15 feet tall and 3-6 feet wide.
Host plant to the spring azure butterfly.
Plant in full sun to light shade in soil that has been amended with compost or other organic matter. Blooming is best in full sun, at least 6 hours of sun a day.
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