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Orange Honeysuckle | Lonicera ciliosa

This deciduous vine will crawl along the ground unless given something to climb, and can reach heights of 20 ft. Oppositely arranged oval leaves with pointed tips. Clusters of ~20 orange trumpet-shaped flowers at branch tips, bloom May-July. The fruit is a cluster of small red-orange berries. A great addition to bird and butterfly gardens.


Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Habitat NotesNorth slopes, thickets, and creek and river banks.
Mature Heightup to 20 ft
Shade Preferencepart sun
Soil Tolerancemoist or dry soil
Special UsesAttracts birds, butterflies, pollinators.