Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Lonicera hispidula (Pink Honeysuckle)

Kingdom

 Plantae Plants

Subkingdom

 Tracheobionta Vascular plants

Superdivision

 Spermatophyta Seed plants

Division

 Magnoliophyta Flowering plants

Class

 Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons

Subclass

 Asteridae

Order

 Dipsacales

Family

 Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle family

Genus

 Lonicera L. honeysuckle

Species

 Lonicera hispidula (Lindl.) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray pink honeysuckle

A delightful climbing or sprawling honeysuckle with small, 1 pink flowers, with a touch of purple, instead of the usual yellow.

This honeysuckle is found on dry, rocky slopes in full sun from BC to California, USDA zones 6-10.

It is extremely drought tolerant and wonderfully perfumed.

     
     
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