Honeysuckle 'Hall's'

Botanical Name: 
Lonicera japonica 'Hall's'

Native to eastern Asia. A semi-evergreen, woody-stemmed, climbing vine.  Leaves are dark green, ovate, 1" to 2" long, 3/4" to 1 1/2" wide. Blooms are white that turn yellow with age and are very fragrant. Can tolerate heat and poor soil. L. purpurea has the same growth habit as Hall's but the leaves are purple underneath, with blooms that are purple-red with white.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Honeysuckle Hall's
Plant Type: 
White that turn yellow with age and are very fragrent.
Mature Size: 
Can grow to 30 feet tall and wide.
Low to moderate, once established.
Full sun, full to partial shade
6-8 feet as a climber, 2-3 feet as a ground cover.
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season

Very vigorous vines that should be pruned back every few years.  Flowers do attract bees.  Will form a rapid cover for trellises, privacy or wind protection.  Can also be used as erosion control on steep banks.