Lonicera etrusca Fr: Chèvrefeuille d'Etrurie
These fragrant flowers grow on a climbing bush that can reach up to 5 m high. The stems are woody and multi-branched, and the plant is usually entwined around and over nearby vegetation.
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.