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Kintzley's Ghost® Honeysuckle Vine

Lonicera reticulata Kintzley's Ghost®
SKU: HC014632
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Kintzley's Ghost® is a rare heirloom native honeysuckle vine that has only recently been brought back into cultivation. Showy late spring flowers are followed by large, showy silver bracts that cover the plant all summer long.
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Botanical Name
Lonicera reticulata Kintzley's Ghost®
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting, Privacy
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
8-12' tall
Bloom Time
Late spring flowers followed by a summer long display of large, bright silver bracts.


2006 Plant Select Winner 8-12' tall x 3-5' wide. With showy late spring yellow flowers followed by a summer-long display of large, bright silver bracts, Kintzley's Ghost attracts a lot of attention. Originally propagated by William "Ped" Kintzley at the Iowa State University greenhouses in the 1880's and passed along to family members, this heirloom plant was recently rediscovered growing in Ft. Collins, CO. Easily grown in most any soil in a part to full sun location. 
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