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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. May-July

Tall. Very Tall

Flower. he flowers are long narrow red tubes radiating from stalked heads (redder and more of an end-group than the Lonicera implexa). The tubes are 2-lipped, with the upper lip divided into 4 lobes. Red berries grow in small clusters.

Leaves. Spoon-shaped ovals (longer, narrower and more separate than the Lonicera implexa). The upper leaves are stemless, and joined at the base.

Habitat. Maquis, garrigue, scrub, open woodlands and roadsides.