Yellow honeysuckle native to the eastern
Asiatic bush honeysuckles include winter honeysuckle, L. fragrantissima, a deciduous shrub that is partially evergreen in mild-winter climates. Leaves are dark green above and blue green below and are 2.5 7.5 cm (1-3 in) long. The creamy white flowers are not showy but have rich fragrance. Tatarian honeysuckle, L. tatarica, forms dense masses of twiggy branches and produces small pink or white flowers in late spring. Climbing species of honeysuckle include Japanese honeysuckle, L. japonica, an evergreen vine that may be deciduous in colder regions. Leaves are deep green, and flowers are white with a purplish tinge. Trumpet honeysuckle, L. sempervirens, is a tall climber with orange yellow to scarlet flowers.
Species in other genera are sometimes referred to as honeysuckles, swamp honeysuckle is Rhododendon viscosum, and Himalaya honeysuckle is Leycesteria