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Lonicera Hispidula

Botanical Name:

Lonicera hispidula

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Dry to moist woodland soils. Tolerates clay. pH 5 to 7.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Climbers, Shrubs, Shrub, Vine

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

6-12 ft., 12-36 ft.

Flower

Though usually pink, blooms can also be muted to a white, darkened to rose or purple, or tinged with yellow., Flowers 12-16 mm long

Fruit

Red 8 mm

Benefits
Ornamental

Valued for its decorative flowers and berries.

Attracts

Birds

Hummingbirds

Warning

Berries may be mildly poisonous if eaten. Sensitivity to a toxin varies with a person’s age, weight, physical condition, and individual susceptibility. Children are most vulnerable because of their curiosity and small size.

Taxonomy

Order

Dipsacales

Family

Lonicera - Honeysuckles

Genus

Lonicera

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