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Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler

Major Wheeler’s blooms are true red and plentiful. Extremely hardy and fast-growing, this Honeysuckle will also attract many butterflies to your garden. (Lonicera sempervirens)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 48-96" tall (4-8 feet), Up to 12' wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Early to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 5VINE
Common Name Honeysuckle Vine
Botanical Name Lonicera sempervirens
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Estimated Mature Height 48-96" tall (4-8 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread Up to 12' wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Hedge / Screen, Borders, Showy Flowers
Ships to Canada No
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Description
The vining honeysuckle begins flowering in June and continues into fall, blooming a true, bright red.

A big bonus is that these blooms are magnets for hummingbirds, and once your vine is growing and blooming, you'll see them regularly. Honeysuckle vines, when happy in a moist location with full sun will cover a trellis or wall of up to 144 sq. ft. (12 x 12). If you don't have a trellis, Major Wheeler makes a beautiful running ground cover or shrub-like mound with its dense production of beautiful deep green leaves and lots of brilliant red flowers. Keeps blooming all summer long.

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  • Reliable growth (3)

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      5.0

      Love Love This Vine....

      By Glenda

      from Church Hill, TN

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      Pros

      • Fragrant
      • Long Bloom Time
      • Low Maintenance
      • Pest Resistant
      • Reliable Growth
      • Vivid Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Border Control
        • Large Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler:

        One of the brightest and prettiest vines in my yard. I had purchased 2 and then went back and purchased 2 more. I'm almost ready to cut down 2 different Honeysuckle vines and get 2 more of the Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler. I have 80 feet of back fence to cover and 50 feet of it is covered by Major Wheeler.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very vigorous climber!

        By butterfly lover

        from Portsmouth, VA

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        Pros

        • From 6
        • Low Maintenance
        • Reliable Growth

        Cons

        • No Blooms First Year

        Best Uses

        • Vertical Coverage Fast

        Comments about American Meadows Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler:

        Plant grew so fast you could watch it go up the trellis as you were standing in front of it:-) Grew from 6" to 6' first year. Wanted something for butterfly/hummingbird garden and this fit the bill perfectly. Didn't get any blooms this year, but expect it will bloom beautifully next season. Used it in a bed with yarrow, echinacea and butterfly weed. Filled up the vertical space very quickly. Very impressed with my Major Wheeler.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Special!

        By Georgia

        from Barboursville, WV

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        Pros

        • Long Bloom Time
        • Reliable Growth

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler:

            Doesn't take long for this vine to take off...just give it a base to grow on! Flowers start in April and go the entire flowering season...will want to trim back so it does not take over....Let ours grow up an old clothesline pole...Hummers love it...

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Very fast grower

            By Bill

            from Basye, VA

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            Pros

            • Hardy
            • Healthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about American Meadows Honeysuckle Vine Major Wheeler:

                This vine began sending up new shoots as soon as it came out of the box, even better I could get it planted! Can't wait to see how it performs when it gets big enough to bloom.

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