brightly colored blooms of trumpet honeysuckle vines flower
from mid spring through the end of summer and on into fall.
These fragrant blooms are very attractive to hummingbirds
and butterflies. The berries are attractive to birds, which
eat them. The trumpet honeysuckle has deep green foliage that
contrasts with the bright blooms, as well as the light green
honeysuckle vines prefer moist soil, but are also drought
tolerant. Their non-invasive nature makes them very popular
for home gardeners. Trumpet honeysuckle climbs by twining,
and will easily reach a height of fifteen to twenty-five feet.
Hardy to zones three through nine, the trumpet honeysuckle
will be evergreen in the warmer climates of this range.
honeysuckle vines, like all honeysuckle plants, prefer full
sun to grow. Light nitrogen fertilizer may be used, however
this will promote more foliage and less flowers. The flowers
of a trumpet honeysuckle will grow on new growth only, so
pruning should only be done after the blooming season has