Lonicera japonica

Photo Credit: 
Chuck Bargeron
Univ. of GA

Woody, evergreen vine that can grow to over 80 feet in length.  Flowers from April through July with showy, white to pink, fragrant, tubular flowers.  Fruits are green and turn black when ripe.  Vines invade a variety of habits forming dense mats and girdling smaller trees as it twines around them.  Overwhelms native plants and is spread via seeds eaten by wildlife and rooting vine nodes.  This plant is prohibited in New York; it is illegal to purchase, sell, transport or propagate.

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
Japanese honeysuckle
Native Region: 
Invasive Level: 
Level 2

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