Mandarin Honeysuckle

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Tropical juicy blooms and sweet as can be fragrance! The Mandarin Honeysuckle (Lonicera x 'Mandarin') is a perennial woody vine with the boldest bi-color yellow and orange blossoms you’ll ever see! Hummingbirds and butterflies will adore this flowering vine as much as you will as it erupts in mandarin orange blossoms from spring until frost!

The vigorous twining and climbing tendrils are covered in dark-green foliage with the reddish stem that clings and grips, and quickly cover walls and fences or other eyesores! You’ll be the hummingbird and pollinator hot-spot in town as they flock to your yard to sip the plentiful nectar that Honeysuckle is known for! Even the fall fruit is even ornamental!

Tenacious growers, be sure to site these correctly or they may become a nuisance. In fact, a couple of places these vigorous vines do a bit too well in, so enter your zip code in our Growing Zone Finder or check with your local County Extension Office first.

Planting and Application:

Cover walls, arbors, sheds, trellis and about anything else you want to be hidden in a hurry with this fast-growing flowering vine! Drape over garden arches for shade, train on an obelisk in your Perennial and Pollinator gardens, or let ramble over the fence behind your Cottage border to add juicy color and fragrance!

Mandarin Honeysuckle is fantastic erosion control and groundcover when it’s given nothing to climb. Let sprawl and ramble over hard to mow hillsides or barren slopes where little else will grow. If you don’t have much space, pot your Honeysuckle in a pot or planter and give it a trellis to climb! Create privacy and screening with trained vines growing up supports, or just add vertical height to a mixed planter or even a hanging basket!

  • Juicy Orange & Yellow Blooms
  • Fragrant & Free-Flowering
  • Vigorous Growing Vine
  • Pollinator-Friendly
  • Climbing, Groundcover & Specimen

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Honeysuckle are deciduous vines that thrive in full sun! Takes pruning like a champ and does need attention to prevent climbing where you don’t want it to. Provide a well-drained yet moist location with regular fertility and mulch to insulate the roots from winter’s chill.

  • Full Sun
  • Moist Well-Drained Soil & Mulch
  • Takes Well to Pruning
  • Fairly Pest & Disease-Free

Mandarin Honeysuckle Vine will grow its way into your heart with tropical hued blossoms, incredible fragrance and growth you won’t have to wait on! Order yours today at!

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Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 19.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Mandarin Honeysuckle Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Lonicera x 'Mandarin'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 10 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Green
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant Yes