Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler' is a red-flowered honeysuckle with masses of flowers. Hummingbirds guaranteed!
‘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.
Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle
Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Fence rows, roadsides, open woodlands and the edges of clearings from Connecticut to Nebraska, and south to Texas and Florida.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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