Honeysuckle: Purple-Leaf Japanese
This sprawling grower has vine-like stems displaying green leaves tinted purple underneath. Fragrant purplish-red flowers with white insides are attractive to hummingbirds. Vigorous groundcover.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Soil Conditions: Well drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Pruning time: summer after flowering.