Species: Lonicera sempervirens
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
Several cultivars exists for this species. Leaf diseases can be problematic for many cultivars, therefore selecting resistant varieties is of importance. It is likely that greater selection for disease resistant varieties will occur in the future.'Alabama Crimson', 'Blanche Sandman', 'Cedar Lane', 'John Clayton', 'Magnifica', 'Major Wheeler', 'Sulphurea', 'Superba'
10' - 20'
full sun; will tolerate dense shade
Full sun, Part shade
Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
blue-green leaves; orange-red trumpet shaped flowers, loved by hummingbirds; leafs out very early
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below
pseudomonas bacterium causes leaf drop but no permanent damage; aphids on new growth
Bare Root Transplanting
transplant as small container grown plant; not invasive
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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