• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing, twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. tall, with support.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:lon-ISS-er-a
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing, twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. tall, with support.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Fall
    Flower color:Orange
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Aster (Aster); Bee Balm (Monarda); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This is a Canadian hybrid of Chinese honeysuckle (Lonicera tragophylla) with Lonicera x brownii.

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