The leaves grow in pairs along the vine and are oval in shape. They range from two to three inches in length and about one to one and a half inches in width. The flowers are trumpet shaped and are about an inch long. They come in pairs as well and blooms last through the summer.
Halls honeysuckle produces black berries in the late summer and early fall. The vine can be planted where it can climb a trellis, wall or fence. It can also be used as a ground cover. As a vine it can grow fifteen feet or longer and as ground cover it will get about two feet tall. This vine grows best in full sun but will tolerate shade although it does not produce flowers as well. It is a hardy vine and will grow in soggy areas and tolerate drought. It will also grow in poor soils. The vine grows in just about all zones from South Dakota to Texas. It remains green in warm climates and will shed its leaves in a cold climate. However, the leaves quickly return when it gets warm.
Halls honeysuckle vine attracts hummingbirds as well as bees that are important for pollination. Songbirds and white-tailed deer are attracted by the berries. The vines are very sturdy and they require virtually no maintenance. They can be trimmed occasionally or let them grow to provide a beautifully fragrant privacy screen.