Coral honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) lon-ISS-er-ah sem-per-VEER-enz Genus: Lonicera This woody, twining climber has two-lipped, tubular scarlet-orange flowers, yellow inside, in terminal whorls in summer and autumn. Bright red fruit appears in autumn. Noteworthy Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds. Care: Travels by twining and needs to be tied to a vertical stake at planting time and to its support as it grows. Propagation: Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Problems: Aphids, leaf roller, scale insects, dieback, powdery mildew, leaf spots, and blights. Overview Height 10 ft. to 15 ft. Light Full Sun to Part Shade Moisture Dry to Medium Characteristics Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Native, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Fall, Summer Flower Color Red, Salmon, Primrose Yellow Uses Trellis Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Vines Lonicera sempervirensView the discussion thread.