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Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'
Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'
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Lovely, pale yellow flowers explode from the vining stems from June until November and grabs the attention of hummingbirds, butterflies, and humans alike. Bright orange-red fruits in late summer and fall. Selected by the Virginia Native Plant Society for excellent repeat bloom, clean foliage and compact form. Named for a colonial botanist, it was found on the grounds of a 17th century Abington church in Glouchester, Virginia.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Fence rows, roadsides, open woodlands and the edges of clearings from Connecticut to Nebraska, and south to Texas and Florida.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypeVine  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSpring - Fall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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