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‘Major Wheeler’ honeysuckle vine

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

This remarkably-versatile vine will climb your highest trellis or create a carpet of red splendor on your garden floor. Wherever planted, Major Wheeler’s showy blooms are a magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies. -American Meadows

  • Genus : Lonicera
  • Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
  • Plant Type : Vines
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  1. johnbales 04/19/2015

    My grandmother used to have an old tree stump that was covered in either this cultivar or a very similar one. Absolutely riveting when in bloom as it was almost a solid mass of color.

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