What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the comments!
Lonicera ciliosa (orange honeysuckle or western trumpet honeysuckle) is a honeysuckle native to forests of western North America. A deciduous shrub growing to 6 m (20 ft) tall with hollow twigs, the leaves are opposite, oval, 4–10 cm (1.6–3.9 in) long with the last pair on each twig merged to form a disk. The flowers are orange-yellow, 2–4 cm (0.79–1.57 in) long, with five lobes and trumpet shaped; they are produced in whorls above the disk-leaf on the ends of shoots. The fruit is a translucent orange-red berry less than 1 cm (0.39 in) diameter. . – – Wikipedia
More information on Orange Honeysuckle (Lonicera ciliosa) :
- Orange Honeysuckle (Lonicera ciliosa) on Wikipedia
- Orange Honeysuckle (Lonicera ciliosa) at Las Pilitas Nursery
- Orange Honeysuckle (Lonicera ciliosa) at California Native Plant Society
Interesting Plant is a series from A Gardener’s Notebook blog and podcast that highlights the most interesting plants I find in my Internet and real-world travels — Douglas