Zone: 3 to 8

Full Sun to Part Shade

Bloom Time: Late spring

Height: 8′ to 12′

Honeysuckle is a vine with beautiful scented flowers that can easily be grown over an arbor, trellis or fence.

Honeysuckle By Ulf Eliasson (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Honeysuckle By Ulf Eliasson [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY 2.5], from Wikimedia Commons

One note of caution: Stay away from planting Japanese honeysuckle. It grows very fast and is a very invasive plant. Once it gets established, it is very hard to get rid of.

It smells heavenly and is very easy to grow. Regular pruning will keep it the size you want it.

This post was originally published on July 6, 2020 but was updated with new content on December 8, 2021.