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Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
Common Name: trumpet honeysuckle

Finally a production and landscape friendly native honeysuckle! 'Major Wheeler' is the best selection of Lonicera sempervirens we've grown and it stands out so far above the rest that we've dropped all other red cultivars. Clean foliage is the first benefit. Even in periods of drought or in overgrown production, we've never seen a speck of mildew on this one. But its real asset is FLOWER POWER! This selection is COVERED in red trumpet flowers in late spring and keeps churning them out all summer long, especially with a post-bloom trim. The hummingbirds will find it from miles around.

Height: 3-8 Feet
Spread: 1-10 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9