Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle family) Lonicera

Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle

Eastern Asia
Lonicera japonica ‘Halliana’, Rains Houses. Irene Beardsley, 25 Apr 2005

Vine, with short-petioled, opposite simple leaves and rampant growth. Variety ‘Halliana’ (Hall’s), bearing white flowers that age yellow and attract bees, is planted at Rains Houses.

Illustrations: gallery.

Name derivation: Lonicera – after Adam Lonitzer (1528–86), German naturalist; japonica – of Japan.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.