In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Honeysuckle Flower in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Honeysuckle Flower.
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How to Draw a Honeysuckle Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Draw the center of the flower by draw a bunch of straight lines with dots at the top of them.
Step 2: Then draw the flower petals which should be long and skinny at the bottom and then become larger towards the top and connect to a point.
Step 3: Below the flowers draw multiple leaves which should be small closer to the flowers and larger below that.
Step 4: In the last step draw the stem between the leaves and up to the bottom of the flower.
Interesting Facts about Honeysuckle
Honeysuckle is a climbing vine plant that grows wild in Asia and North America. The vine reaches 20 to 30 feet tall. The branches are covered with hair and produce tube shaped flowers. When the flower dies a black berry takes its place. A Japanese variation of the plant produces red berries. North American honeysuckle is light colored, with lots of white, pink, and yellow. Japanese honeysuckle is a deep yellow orange color. Many animals like to find food on a Honeysuckle vine, but humans cannot eat the berries because they are poisonous.
Did you know?
- There are 65 species of Honeysuckle.
- Both honeysuckles are used in folk medicine in both America and Japan.
- During Victorian times Honeysuckle vines were planted around doorways to protect the family from witches.
- Honeysuckle can be used to treat a rash.
- Honeysuckle is put into pet toys to attract cats to play with them.
- Honeysuckle perfume is common to spray on pillows to help people sleep.
- Many writers have talked about Honeysuckle vines in their works. For example William Shakespeare.
Lesson Plan Note: Honeysuckle is used for various medicines in the Far East. Spend a day studying Japan and its culture with your class.