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Lonicera Japonica

Botanical Name:

Lonicera japonica

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How to Grow
Water
High
Water generously when surface of mix is dry.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Vine, Edible, Ground Cover, Poisonous, Weed

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

White, fragrant flowers that fade to a creamy yellow and bloom for most of the summer. They are fragrant, 1-1.5" in size, and are borne in peduncled pairs in axils. The 2-lipped flowers are comprised of 5 petals united into a 1- to 2-inch-long tube.

Fruit

Fruits are rounded berries, to 7 mm, green, then red and ripening to blue-black. A berry contains several seeds that are dark gray-brown and less than 1/8 inch long. One side of each seed is 3-ridged while the other is either flat or concave.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Birds

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Moths

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Dipsacales

Family

Caprifoliaceae

Genus

Lonicera

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