A climbing deciduous shrub with large pink flowers. Native throughout much of California and up into Washington. California honeysuckle can handle full sun to shade. It's drought tolerant. Use as a bank filler or groundcover. It has an edible berry but bitter. It seems to be deer proof. Hummingbird flower. It is hardy to about -10 to -15 degrees F. Its red berries are relished by the birds. Flowers yellowish at base, pinkish, in upper portion, grows in oak woodland, good in clay soil, with Symphoricarpos mollis, Salvia spathacea, Rhamnus ilicifolia, Heteromeles arbutifolia, Quercus agrifolia (dominant), Honeysuckles? Click here for more.
Lonicera hispidula tolerates clay and seasonal flooding.
Lonicera hispidula is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Lonicera hispidula is deciduous.
Flower of Lonicera hispidula has color pink.
Fruit of Lonicera hispidula is edible.
Communities for Lonicera hispidula:Coastal Sage Scrub, Douglas Fir Forest, Mixed-evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest and Southern Oak Woodland.