Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

hummingbird032611Want Hummingbirds? How about butterflies? A CORAL HONEYSUCKLE; TRUMPET HONEYSUCKLE (Lonicera sempervirens) will entice them. Good cover for mammals and birds will build nests within.

Bright red showy flowers on this hearty vine. Evergreen except in colder northern areas of Florida. Train on an arbor, fence or other support or let it grow as a ground cover.

Larval Host for butterfly: Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon) (in its range); moth: Snowberry Clearwing (Hemaris diffinis) and Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia).

Learn planting conditions: http://fnps.org/plants/plant/lonicera-sempervirens

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