The coral red flowers of 'Major Wheeler' Trumpet Honeysuckle bloom for a very long time from late spring through the summer especially with a post-bloom trim. Loved by hummingbirds. Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler' has clean foliage; blooms on previous year's growth and new growth. 'Major Wheeler' is a non-aggressive, non-invasive honeysuckle that needs the support of a trellis, cage or fence to wind and wrap itself around. Found by Charles Wheeler of the NC Botanical Garden Foundation. PHS Gold Medal Plant 2015.
PRN Preferred: Very showy red flowers and disease free foliage, blooms for a very long time.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Future Crop Ready Date
Lonicera sempervirens Major Wheeler #2 (3' trellis) (NATIVE-coral-red)
Characteristics & Attributes
PHS Gold Medal Plant
Pleasant Run Nursery Preferred Selection
Food Source for Wildlife
Black Walnut Tolerant
Clay Soil Tolerant
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