Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Plant

Ideal Vine for Fences, Posts or Arbors

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Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Plant

Ideal Vine for Fences, Posts or Arbors

  • Clusters of tubular red flowers
  • Long flowering period
  • Resistant to mildew
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Deer-resistant vine
This quick-vining plant is covered with stunning tubular-shaped, red and gold blooms all summer long and well into the fall. Major Wheeler is a fast grower that quickly reaches 6-10 ft. in length and is unbelievably hardy. Resistant to the mildew that seems to plague other varieties. Likes partial shade in most regions except the far north, where it enjoys full sun.Potted. Zones 4-8.
This plant attracts hummingbirds.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/2/22 - 6/3/22
4B 5/2/22 - 6/3/22
5A 4/11/22 - 6/3/22
5B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
6A 3/14/22 - 6/3/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
7A 2/24/22 - 6/3/22
7B 2/21/22 - 6/3/22
8A 2/17/22 - 5/13/22
8B 2/14/22 - 5/13/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/3/22
8A-10B: 5/9/22

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
  • Height: 6 - 10 Feet
  • Spacing: 5 - 10'
  • Depth:3-4"
  • Spread:5 - 10'
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Color: Orange-Red
  • Size: 2 1/2" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Form: Perennial
  • Flower Form: Long, tubular flowers are produced in terminal clusters. Very floriferous.
  • Growth Rate: Fast growing vine.
  • Pruning: Prune to shape and in late fall, after flowering. Avoid pruning in late winter or early spring as it will remove flowers.
  • Foliage: Elliptic to ovate, healthy-looking deciduous leaves. New growth is tinged in red, and the foliage matures to an attractive bluish-green.

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