Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica'Item #5920 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Excellent vine cover for fences, trellises, arbors. Showy trumpet-shaped, orange-scarlet flowers. Semi-evergreen to deciduous in colder areas. Evergreen in warmer climates.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower, twining stems to 10 to 20 ft. long.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:lon-ISS-er-a sem-per-VEYE-renzPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:2 - 24Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower, twining stems to 10 to 20 ft. long.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through FallFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasThe Coral-red flowers are very showy when cascading off wood fences, twining up lattice and shrouding unsightly wire field fencing or chain link. Perfect in the woodland garden, where it can gracefully climb into trees, living or not. Particularly nice when allowed to cascade off concrete block or railroad tie retaining walls. If left to sprawl, it will behave a lot like groundcover on slopes and embankments.Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Bee Balm (Monarda); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Aster (Aster)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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