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Lonicera x brownii , Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle
Lonicera x brownii 'Fuchsioides'

Lonicera x brownii

Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle
Family: Caprifoliaceae
USDA Zone: 4-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapCan be used for bonsaiVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Lonicera x brownii, also known as Coral Honeysuckle, is a beautiful and versatile plant with a variety of uses. It can be used as a vine or creeper and is even suitable for bonsai. Additionally, this fast-growing shrub is extremely attractive to wildlife, bringing in butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers of Lonicera x brownii will appear in a red, crimson or vinous color in both June and September. The unique tubular shape of the flowers makes them especially eye-pleasing.

In terms of its environment, this plant especially thrives in USDA Zone 4-10 and is a great seaside and salt-tolerant plant. The full sun and semi-shade climate is best for this species. Modest watering is all that's needed to take care of this incredible plant.


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