Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Honeysuckle, John Clayton

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Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

Differing from the typical salmon red coral honeysuckle, this is a yellow form found at an old church in Gloucester, Virginia and named after the 17th century botanist, John Clayton. It is a bit more compact growing 6 to 12' long, and after its primary bloom period in late spring, it reblooms periodically throughout the summer and fall ending with a good crop of bright red/orange berries. Semi-evergreen and softly fragrant, it would be nice growing over a porch railing or sprucing up a mail box. Give it full sun or light shade and average soil.

 

Characteristics

Showy Berry Fruit

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Hummingbird Plant          

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to culture

Evergreen

Semi Evergreen

Plant Type

Wildflower, Vine

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny, Half and half

Soil Condition

Organic, Average, Sandy, Clay

Moisture Tolerance

Moist, Moderately moist

Size

full quart

Height

36 or taller

Flower Color

Yellows

Bloom Time

Late spring, Early summer

Late summer, Early fall

Typical Height

15ft

Spread

5ft

Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

 

 

 

 

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