Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
3-20 feet long
Red, tubular blooms with yellow interior, slender and up to two inches long
Bloom Time Notes:
Early spring to late spring and sporadically throughout the year
Opposite, entire margins, oblong, bluish green
Used by hummingbirds and bumblebees. Larval host plant for Spring Azure butterfly and Snowberry clearwing moth.
Sun or Shade:
Twining vine with prominent blooms for full sun. Great for arbors but supports must be slender enough to twine around.
Other Common Names: Trumpet honeysuckle; Woodbine (which is also a common name for Virginia creeper).