Lonicera involucrata - early summer flowers
  • Lonicera involucrata - early summer flowers
  • Lonicera involucrata - fruit
  • Lonicera involucrata - established flowering plant

Lonicera involucrata

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(Californian Honeysuckle) An uncommon, shrubby honeysuckle native to the United States, Lonicera involucrata grows to be a medium sized shrub with masses of yellow flowers in summer followed by bright red bracts and shiny purple-black fruit.

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An uncommon, shrubby honeysuckle native to the United States, Lonicera involucrata has masses of yellow flowers in summer followed by bright red bracts and shiny purple-black fruit.

These colourful fruit last well into autumn, making Lonicera involucrata a highly ornamental garden plant with good year round interest. Also is popular with insects and butterflies.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Yellow / orange
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Lonicera involucrata grows to be a rounded medium sized, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).
  • Notes: Lonicera involucrata can be pruned back hard if required to reduce the size.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Fruit - Ornamental, Rare and Unusual, Screening/Hedge

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