Plants By Type
There are many varieties on the Honeysuckle Vine. There is the Trumpet Honeysuckle, Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle, Graham Thomas Honeysuckle, Pink Lemonade Honeysuckle, and the Japanese Honeysuckle. Honeysuckle vines are easy growers and are quick climbers. The flowers on each of these different varieties are very fragrant and they often attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The Honeysuckle vines can grow along fences, trellises, and pretty much anything that will provide them with the support needed for them grow and thrive.
The Trumpet Honeysuckle Vine is an evergreen vine that features trumpet shaped flowers that bloom from spring to fall. The flowers are coral to red in color and they become trimmed with yellow and gold. Hummingbirds are especially attracted to the flowers of this vine, and other birds are attracted to the red and black berries that the vine produces in the fall. This vine does excellent in the sunlight and partial shade and it is drought tolerant.
The Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle is one of the more hardy vines you can find today. The vine seems always to be in bloom, it has tangerine colored trumpet shaped flowers that the bloom over and again from late spring until the first frost. These flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies, and the red berries that the vine produces during the fall attract many different birds.
Then there is the Graham Thomas Honeysuckle vine. This variety is a deciduous twining vine that produces white flowers that eventually turn yellow as they age. The flowers will bloom in spring and show their colors through the fall. The Pink Lemonade Honeysuckle vine known as the Goldflame. This vine blooms fully in the spring and it continues all the way into the fall. The flowers that this vine produce are tubular in shape, and they are pink with a creamy yellow inside which makes them very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. The Pink Lemonade Honeysuckle vine is mostly used as an ornamental vine that grows very rapidly along trellises and fences. This vine does well in the sun and partial shade and it prefers moist, well drained soils.
The final variety is the Japanese Honeysuckle Vine, this vine grows very quickly. It can spread quickly and is considered an extremely invasive plant. The Japanese Honeysuckle Vine produces very extremely fragrant creamy yellow and sometimes purple tinged flowers.