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Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
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'Major Wheeler' is one of the best selections of Lonicera sempervirens and stands out above all other red-flowered cultivars for clean foliage and pure 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.


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

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