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Lonicera sempervirens

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Fast growing twining vine with bluish green foliage. Tubular orange red to red flowers are good nectar source for hummingbirds. Needs trellis or other support. Moist acid to neutral soil, prefers full sun but will tolerate shade. Native to Eastern North America. 10-20'.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth, TX. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.

© Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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