Small shrub with very thin delicate branches. Approx only 2-3 ft tall, slightly rough surface in some areas but smooth in others, gray but with some brown branches in colour with small bulbs sprouting in couples.
Friend I was with said that this was honeysuckle. I would not have known.
Orange County, California, US
Weigela florida planted in a garden.
The Caprifoliaceae or honeysuckle family are a clade consisting of about 800dicotyledonous flowering plants, with a nearly cosmopolitan distribution; centres of diversity are found in eastern North America and eastern Asia, while they are absent in tropical and southern Africa.