'Major Wheeler' Honeysuckle
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'Major Wheeler' Honeysuckle

Let it climb as a vine or form a shrubby mound.

Floriferous and brightly colored!

Item # 41292
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Genus Lonicera
Species sempervirens
Variety 'Major Wheeler'
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 4 - 8
Bloom Start To End Late Spring - Late Summer
Habit Vining
Plant Height 6 ft - 8 ft
Plant Width 6 ft - 8 ft
Bloom Size 1 in - 1.5 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Hummingbird Lovers, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer, Flower
Bloom Color Multi-Color, Red, Yellow
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Downy Mildew, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Powdery Mildew
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Ground Cover, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Review Summary
(Based on 3 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Stunning Abundance of Deep Red Flowers
Glenda T. from KS wrote on June 21, 2019

I was looking for a red flowering vine and Major Wheeler has not disappointed! This is only its second year and get it is covered in flowers that are a treat for the hummingbirds in our yard! I've planted this at the base of a sturdy wire trellis that extends up and over a 6-foot concrete wall. Already, the vines are coming over the other side, producing a bright red flowers agaisnt a deep green backdrop. What a treat. I live in Zone 6a, and this flowering vine is a show stopper in my yard! I can't wait to watch it mature!

5 star rating
GeorgiaPeach from AL wrote on April 01, 2012

I planted this vine in its little 4.5" pot in the fall of 2010 on the corner of an outbuilding 50 ft behind my house. Last spring and summer it grew to the roof line and 2 ft wide. The blooms are striking and easily seen from my windows. This honeysuckle impresses. A most gratifying planting.

5 star rating
Beautiful plant
Sandra from MO wrote on March 20, 2012

I love this plant. I planted it in front of my stair railing and it's grown quickly to a nice size. Pruning is not necessary but it cuts back well if you need it smaller. The foliage is thick and the flowers eye-catching. My only complaint is that it lacks fragrance.

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