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Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

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Here is the best cultivar of our US native Coral Honeysuckle. It blooms heavily all summer and into fall; the bright red flowers are a favorite with hummingbirds and other pollinators. Easy to grow and easy to propagate by cutting or layering. Disease resistant, deer resistant, and not invasive (like many other honeysuckle varieties).

Distinctions: 2010 Plant of the Year

Zones: 4 to 8

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Type: Deciduous Vine

Height: 8 to 12 feet

Spread: 3 to 5 feet

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil Condition: Average, Humus rich, well-drained soil

Bloom Time: June to September

Native Range: southeastern United States

Image Credits:

  • Images 1 (flower) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 2 (blooms) Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 3 (hummingbird) Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/), CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons 
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