Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'(Virginiana Native Plant Society, Glouchester, Virginia, USA 1995)

A thicker, and more compact than L. sempervirens ´Sulphurea´, from which it is select. Flowers yellow. Becoming more popular in the trade, because it is almost always in flower, from June until November. Blooms best in a sunny spot.

Found growing on the property of a 17th century Abington church in Glouchester. The Glouchester branch of the Virginia Native Plant Society selected the plant for it´s excellent reblooming qualities and compactness. Introduced by Wayside Gardens, Hodges, South Carolina, USA, 1997.
It was named in honour of John Clayton (1694-1773), a colonial botanist of Glouchester, Virginiana who wrote Flora Virginica.

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