Shop Our Nursery Online

Trees, Shrubs, Perennials and More

vine

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

Add To My Wish List

print page
 
Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler') at Wagner Nursery & Landscape

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle flowers

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler') at Wagner Nursery & Landscape

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle in bloom

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  10 feet

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Trumpet Honeysuckle

Description:

A stunning vine featuring showy bright coral red tubular flowers with orange throats all season long; easy to grow, flowers best in full sun; ideal for covering an arbor, fence or trellis; mildew free and heat tolerant

Ornamental Features

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle features showy clusters of coral-pink trumpet-shaped flowers with orange throats at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid summer. It has green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle is a multi-stemmed deciduous woody vine with a twining and trailing habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This woody vine will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. As a climbing vine, it tends to be leggy near the base and should be underplanted with low-growing facer plants. It should be planted near a fence, trellis or other landscape structure where it can be trained to grow upwards on it, or allowed to trail off a retaining wall or slope. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This woody vine should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

What Our Clients & Customers Say

To Marc and the crew at Wagner Landscaping,
Just short note to thank you for the quality craftsmanship you delivered at our Jefferson City residence. Our home was cut into a steeply sloping lot necessitating the need for considerable water management and erosion control landscaping. The sculpturing, erosion matting, retaining wall and ditch work was completed in short order, getting us ready for the winter. We are confident that when the snow melts and the rainy season comes next year our property will be ready to handle it. Thanks and best wishes to all.

– Steve Wilhoit –

Dear Chris,
I hope this is the greatest letter of recommendation you’ve ever received – I know it won’t be your last. To anyone who reads this, I can say without hesitation that Chris Wagner should legally change his name to Mr. Boulder! (Just one look at his hands will confirm that this title has been earned.) Chris and his team tackled a very remote project for us with hustle, integrity, imagination and great execution. We couldn’t be happier with the results. If Chris says “it” – “it” happens! We are happy to enthusiastically recommend one of the finest individuals with whom we have worked.
Sincerely,
William W. Nicholson

Let’s Get Started

Contact Wagner Nursery & Landscaping Company for your next landscaping project

Family-owned and operated since 1995

Our 2 Montana garden center locations provide you with the highest quality plant material.

Wagner Nursery, Belgrade

Wagner Nursery Butte

Wagner Nursery, Belgrade
220 Kendall Ct, Belgrade, MT 59714, USA
(406) 388-2559
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5:30pm & by appointment

Wagner Nursery Butte

Wagner Nursery, Belgrade

Wagner Nursery, Butte
33 Holliday Dr, Butte, MT 59701, USA
(406) 782-5855
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5:30pm & by appointment