Common Honeysuckle

Lonicera periclymenum

''Lonicera periclymenum'', known as Common Honeysuckle, European Honeysuckle or Woodbine is a deciduous climber that grows up to 10 m high. It is native to much of Europe, growing as far north as southern Norway and Sweden; in Britain it is one of two native honeysuckles, the other being Fly Honeysuckle . It is often found in woodland or in hedgerows or scrubland. The flowers are creamy white or yellowish, trumpet shaped and very sweet smelling . It is commonly grown as a garden plant and numerous varieties have been developed for this purpose. The plant is usually pollinated by moths or long-tongued bees and develops bright red berries.

''Lonicera periclymenum'' was voted the County flower of Warwickshire in 2002 following a poll by the wild plant conservation charity Plantlife.
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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderDipsacales
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
GenusLonicera
Species