Lonicera quinquelocularis, also known as Translucent Honeysuckle, is a large shrub native to the Himalayas. It typically grows to a height of 5-10 feet tall and features white or off-white flowers which are fragrant and attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. It thrives with full sun, but will also tolerate semi-shade, with moderate water needs. It is a deciduous plant that produces yellow or orange blooms in the summer.
Lonicera quinquelocularis requires a well-draining soil and will not tolerate overly moist conditions. For the best results, it should be planted in full sun and watered moderately to establish a healthy root system. Adding a layer of mulch will also help the soil retain moisture and discourage weed growth.
With proper care, Lonicera quinquelocularis can thrive and is hardy in the USDA Zones 4-8.In cold regions, Lonicera quinquelocularis can be grown in a pot and should be brought in over the winter.
With its fragrant flowers, the plant it will provide a beautiful addition to any landscape.