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Major Wheeler Honeysuckle

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  • SKU: 70166
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Height: 6 - 10 feet
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Heavy in mid to late spring, and continues through summer and fall.
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Major Wheeler Honeysuckle

Description
Enjoy the stunning good looks of this extra-long blooming variety. It spreads quickly, covering trellises and walls with beautiful red and gold blooms.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameLonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Height6 - 10 feet
  • Spacing5 - 10 feet
  • Spread5 - 10 feet
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Color Descriptionred
  • Foliage TypeElliptic to ovate, healthy-looking deciduous leaves. New growth is tinged in red, and the foliage matures to an attractive bluish-green.
  • Bloom TimeHeavy in mid to late spring, and continues through summer and fall.
  • Flower FormLong, tubular flowers are produced in terminal clusters. Very floriferous.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, moderately fertile, moist soil, but not wet.
  • Growth RateFast growing vine.
  • PruningPrune to shape and in late fall, after flowering. Avoid pruning in late winter or early spring as it will remove flowers.
  • Winter CareA light application of mulch will preserve soil moisture.
  • Additional InformationNamed in honor of Charles Wheeler, former president of the North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation. This variety is a selection of a native species discovered along the North Carolina coast.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones4-9
  • FruitSmall red berries.
  • Planting InstructionsLikes partial shade in most regions, except the far north where it can enjoy full sun. Set plant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Deer Resistant
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Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered separately are typically shipped within 5 business days.

**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August

ZONE Perennials &
Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/8/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/8/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/8/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/8/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/8/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/8/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
 Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 4th 
 Zones 8-10: May 14th 



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