KINTZLEY'S GHOST® honeysuckle
Lonicera reticulata 'P015S'
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.
|Flowering Season||June, showy bracts through fall|
|Sun||Sun, Partial Sun|
|Water Needs||Moderate to dry|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-8|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||Yes|
|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 8125 ft|