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VINE: Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Lonicera sempervirens Lonicera sempervirens
Low maintenance and showy, Trumpet Honeysuckle blooms intermittently until frost.
Check out Mary Free’s video of Hummingbirds feasting on Lonicera flowers.  Continue reading

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VINE: Passiflora incarnata (Maypops)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Passiflora incarnata (Maypops)
Found naturally along roadsides, pastures, and open woods, the exotic flowers and edible fruit of Purple Passionflower make this unique vine a striking ornamental plant for the garden. Continue reading

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VINE: Bignonia capreolata (Cross-vine)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Bignonia capreolata (Cross-vine)

This semi-evergreen vine can cling to stone, brick, and wood without support. Found in forests and along roadsides mainly in the South, its showy, two-tone flowers are an early nectar source for butterflies and hummingbirds. Continue reading

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VINE: Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

The wild native wisteria is a climbing vine with chains of richly colored, sweetly fragrant flowers, although not as dramatic or as rampant as its Asian cousins. Continue reading

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