Answer to the Front Page Picture of the Week Question for July 9 - July 19, 2004
This is trumpet honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens.
It is a native trailing and twining woody vine that grows well in light shade.
The orange-red flowers are very fragrant and are attractive to hummingbirds and
some butterflies. This perennial is hardy in USDA zones 5 to 10.
You can see trumpet honeysuckle in the Fern Valley Native Plant Collection.