Connecticut Plants
Limber Honeysuckle (Glaucous Honeysuckle)
Lonicera dioica L.

Some honeysuckles are vines; others are shrubs. Limber honeysuckle is intermediate; it can be a low-climbing vine or a lax shrub.

  • Family: honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae)
  • Habitat: rocky woods and thickets
  • Height: 3-7 feet
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: pale yellow, orange, or purplish
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Lonicera dioica L.
Lonicera dioica L.
Lonicera dioica L.

The flower color of limber honeysuckle varies quite a bit. This plant was photographed in Bruce County, Ontario; we don't usually see such strongly red flowers in Connecticut.

Lonicera dioica L.

Limber honeysuckle produces red berries.