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Can someone help me identify this plant that resembles honeysuckle?

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It's not a honeysuckle (Lonicera) - judging by the leaves and the shape of the flowers, plus the 'bobbles' on the stamens, it's most likely a Rhododendron (in particular, those formerly known as Azalea) hybrid, probably a fragrant one, but I don't know which one - there are hundreds, if not thousands, many of which are not named.

The site you got that picture from is, in fact, a fragrance/perfumery site - 'honeysuckle fragrance' does not mean the scent necessarily came from a honeysuckle plant.

UPDATE 18/10/14: This plant is, in fact, Rhododendron arborescens, commonly known as sweet azalea. It's strongly fragranced, said to be similar to heliotrope, and is deciduous.

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It's definitely an ericaceous shrub. looks like Rhododendron viscosum, commonly known as swamp azalea.

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    Can you add to your answer as to why it looks like that to you? Perhaps a picture or identifying characteristics? – kevinsky Oct 16 '14 at 13:34

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