Plant Catalog - LONICERA JAPONICA PURPUREA
LONICERA JAPONICA PURPUREA
Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea'
Purple-leaf Japanese Honeysuckle
A vigorously spreading vine with twining stems. Forms a sprawling ground cover, or train on a structure. Oval foliage is burgundy-green. Purple-red flowers with white-yellow centers are two-lipped and fragrant. Blooms in spring and summer. Attracts pollinators and hummingbirds. Semi-evergreen in warmer climates.
USDA zones: 6 - 11
Sunset zones: 1 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: climbs 10 - 15 feet
Light needs: full sun, partial sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water