Lonicera × heckrottii

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  • Common Name: Goldflame Honeysuckle
  • Plant Story:

    Considered by Michael Dirr as 'the most handsome of the climbing honeysuckle', Lonicera × heckrottii features fragrant tubular flowers that are deep pink on the outside with yellow interiors from June to the early fall. The unique blooms are followed by red small berries. If grown on a trellis it can grow up to 20 feet or prune back to a small shrub. The oval, blue-green leaves with contrasting reddish stems add ornamental interest.

  • Type: Vine
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Pink,Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 10-20 ft
  • Spread: 10-20 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Vine
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Twining vine or small shrub
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Grown as a vine or pruned to a dense shrub. Semi-evergreen in warm winter climates.


Goldflame Honeysuckle - Additional Photos