Lonicera sempervirons ‘Alabama Crimson’
CT DR P
Light: Full Sun
Moisture: Average to Moist
Plant Height: to 20 feet
Plant Width: 3 to 6 feet
Landscape Value: Great choice for trellises, arbors and fences. Can be grown unsupported as a ground cover.
Fast-growing, deciduous vine with dark blue-green leaves. Whorled clusters of showy, large, crimson, trumpet-shaped flowers bloom in summer, then give way to bright red glossy berries in late summer and early fall. Fruits are attractive to songbirds. Susceptible to powdery mildew and leaf spot in hot, humid summers. Tolerates clay soils and black walnut. Attracts hummingbirds, songbirds, butterflies, and native bees, especially bumblebees. Larval host for Spring Azure butterflies and Snowberry Clearwing moths.
1 gallon pot