Plant Care Trumpet Honeysuckle

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Also known as

Coral Honeysuckle, Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle and Scarlet honeysuckle


Lonicera sempervirens

How to care for Trumpet Honeysuckle


How often to water your Trumpet Honeysuckle

Water needs for Trumpet Honeysuckle
0.5 cups
every 9

Trumpet Honeysuckle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Trumpet Honeysuckle

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Trumpet Honeysuckle in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

31% Very Low

Growing Trumpet Honeysuckle in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Trumpet Honeysuckle in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Trumpet Honeysuckle in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 33.5% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 33.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Trumpet Honeysuckle in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 28th, 2023

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 6.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Coral Honeysuckle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Trumpet Honeysuckle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Trumpet Honeysuckle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Trumpet Honeysuckle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Trumpet Honeysuckle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Trumpet Honeysuckle: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Trumpet Honeysuckle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Trumpet Honeysuckle is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Trumpet Honeysuckle

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Louisville, Kentucky, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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