Hummingbird Magnet

red honeysuckle flowersNative honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens ‘Magnifica.’

My friend who took this image tells me, “Each Spring a male hummingbird parks himself at the top of the trellis supporting this vine, and spends the entire summer fending off all rivals who would dare try to sip from HIS honeysuckle!

For more information about this wonderful plant, see these growing guidelines.