Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea'

Purple Leaf Honeysuckle

This is a popular group of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and twining vines with showy, tubular, often sweetly-scented flowers. Most are easy to grow, though vines may need support at the start. Hummingbirds like the fragrant flowers, and birds eat the seeds and fruit. Prune to control growth. Start by seeds or cuttings.
Lonicera japonica, Purple Leaf Honeysuckle
This shrubby grower has vine-like stems 10 to 15 feet long. Underneath, its green leaves are tinted purple. Very fragrant, purplish-red flowers with white inside bloom in summer.

Attributes - Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea'

Plant Type: Ground Cover, Vine

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Purple, Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Fragrant.

Related Plants

Lonicera x brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet', Lonicera brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet', Lonicera heckrottii, Lonicera japonica 'Halliana', Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold', Lonicera tatarica, Lonicera xylosteum 'Claveyi'
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