Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens


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Key Features


Container Size

1 Gallon

Bloom Time

April, May, June

Bloom Color

Red, Yellow

Soil Moisture

Medium, Moist

Soil Type

Tolerates a range of soils - sandy, clay, acidic, lime. Prefers well-drained.

Hardiness Zone

6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Part shade, Part Sun, Full sun

  • Description

    While most people are familiar with the invasive Japanese honeysuckle commonly seen throughout the country, Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) is a mild-mannered honeysuckle native to the United States. It’s a much more well-behaved vine than its invasive counterpart, and for best results you’ll want to help train and secure it to whatever surface you’d like it to climb, such as a trellis, fence, or arbor. Place in full sun for the best show of flowers. When in bloom, it will be visited by hummingbirds as well as many different pollinators. This is the host plant for the beautiful Spring Azure butterfly, which is pictured above, and a host for the hummingbird moth. To avoid powdery mildew be sure to plant in well-drained soil, with good air circulation.

  • Shipping Information

    We ship from two locations:

    • Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

    • Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

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