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Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
SKU: HC018289
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Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler' (Honeysuckle Vine) is a non-stop bloomer coloring the garden from late spring through the summer with showy clusters of orange-red flowers. Considered to be the longest blooming variety of honeysuckle and a superior flower for the hummingbirds. 2010 Plant of the Year.
key features
Botanical Name
Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
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, Container Planting, Privacy
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
6-8' tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to summer


6-8' x 5-10' wide. Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler' (Honeysuckle Vine) puts on a hummingbird display unrivaled by any other Honeysuckle variety. Garden trials have demonstrated that this is the most profuse bloomer of its species. With its mass display of thin tubular, red-orange flowers from late spring through the end of summer and highly disease resistant foliage, 'Major Wheeler' Honeysuckle is a low care, high color addition to the landscape. Bring hummingbirds up close to your patio by training 'Major Wheeler' onto a nice trellis or pergola. A fast growing vine, use it to quickly cover unsightly fences. Partially evergreen in southern climates, deciduous in colder zones of the north. Because this blooms on old and new wood, there is no need to prune other than to shape the vine once blooms have passed. 2010 Plant of the Year.