Lonicera x heckrottii 'Summer King'

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Latin Name: Lonicera × heckrottii 'Summer King'
Common Name: Goldflame Honeysuckle
Cultivar: 'Summer King'
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Vining technique: twining

Cross between Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle) and Lonicera americana
Introduced: before 1895, unknown origins
Sun/Shade: sun-part shade
Height: 10'-15' × 3'-6'
Zones: 5-8
Flower: pink with yellow-gold interior, tubular, fragrant
Leaves: bluish-green, yellow fall color
Fruit: not usually
Wildlife: butterflies, hummingbirds
Disease issues: powdery mildew

Notes: Michael Dirr wites: "Among the most handsome of the climbing honeysuckles."

Where to find Lonicera × heckrottii 'Summer King':
Lonicera Location Map
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Lonicera × heckrottii 'Summer King' Goldflame Honeysuckle