Orange Honeysuckle

Lonicera ciliosa

Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lonicera (luh-NIS-er-a) (Info)
Species: ciliosa (sil-ee-OH-suh) (Info)

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Orange

Red-Orange

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Paradise, California

Delray Beach, Florida

Flat Rock, North Carolina

Portland, Oregon

Salem, Oregon

Sweet Home, Oregon

Bellingham, Washington

Langley, Washington

Oak Harbor, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 9, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

According to BONAP, this species is native to the Pacific northwest and the Rocky Mountains. It has been reported from areas in USDA Z4, and is said to grow in Z4-8.

None of the honeysuckles native to N. America have fragrance.

Positive

On Jun 18, 2009, livin1954 from Logan, OH wrote:

they grow in west virginia hills

Neutral

On Aug 16, 2002, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This honeysuckle is found on the edges of dry coniferous forests. It often climbs 15-20 feet up the trunk of a tree. The showy orange to scarlet flower is almost exclusively pollinated by the Rufous Hummingbird. The Orange Honeysuckle does not emit a fragrance which is used by most flowers to attract insects for pollination.

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