KINTZLEY'S GHOST® honeysuckle

Lonicera reticulata 'P015S'

Kintzleys Ghost honeysuckle, Lonicera reticulata, Plant Select
Kintzleys Ghost honeysuckle, Lonicera reticulata, Plant Select
Vigorous vine clothed with long lasting, circular bracts the size and color of silver dollars, subtending tubular yellow flowers. Propagated by William ‘Ped" Kintzley at the Iowa State University (then College) greenhouses in the 1880's and passed on to family members. Perennial woody vine. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: In the spring, trim off dead twigs and branches and prune for shape. Work into trellis structure for good foundation. Very low maintenance.
Plant Type Vine
Height 8-12 feet
Width 3-6 feet
Flowering Season June, showy bracts through fall
Flower Color Yellow
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Loam
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2006
Annual Commercial Maintenance Allow to grow up metal structures, very little pruning or shaping needed. Long hanging down branches can be trimmed off at any time.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Prune back any stray branches that have gone out of bounds. Reshape climbing habit in spring.
Elevation Guide Up to 8150 ft

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