Hairy Honeysuckle

Lonicera hispidula
  • Description: Vining perennial, crawling and branching up to 6m. Leaves are oval and leathery. Flowers are pinkish-purple, trumpet-shaped, and whorl above the disk leaf.
  • Habitat: Dry coniferous forests and thickets.
  • Pairs with: Douglas-fir, arbutus, oceanspray,salal, and trailing blackberry.
  • Fun Fact: Hummingbirds enjoy the sweet nectar at the base of these profuse flowers. These drought-tolerant vines are very hardy and can form dense thickets to cover fences, shrubs, and tree trunks.

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