Lonicera hispidula (Lindley) Douglas ex Torrey & A. Gray

Lonicera hispidula Semi-evergreen honeysuckle from North America with grey-green leaves. Spikes of flower, cream and purple-pink.

Pink honeysuckle prefer a place in full sun to partial shade to do its best. It is drought tolerant, tolerates clay and seasonal flooding. Hummingbirds and butterflies visit the flowers for nectar and a variety of birds arrive later to enjoy the juicy berries. They are are edible but bitter.

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