Definitions for lonicera sempervirens
trumpet honeysuckle, coral honeysuckle, trumpet flower, trumpet vine, Lonicera sempervirens(noun)
evergreen North American honeysuckle vine having coral-red or orange flowers
Lonicera sempervirens is a species of honeysuckle native to the eastern United States. It is an evergreen twining climber growing to 20 ft or more through shrubs and young trees. The leaves are produced in opposite pairs, oval, up to 5 cm long and 4 cm broad; the leaves immediately below the flowers are perfoliate, joined at the base in a complete ring round the shoot. The flowers are produced in clusters of several groups of three together, tubular, 5 cm long, with five small lobes opening at the tip to expose the stamens and stigma; they are bright red to pinkish-red, and pollinated by Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and insects.
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