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Diervilla lonicera

Diervilla lonicera - Bush Honeysuckle

More About Diervilla lonicera

  • Small, fragrant, yellow flowers
  • Medium green leaves with bronze overtones turn burgundy in the fall
  • Mounding, spreading habit re-roots to provide an effective, ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Zone:

3

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Bush Honeysuckle Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant will grow in many types of soil, even rocky, dry soils with salt problems. It is best grown in full sun, however, it will tolerate light shade.


Diervilla lonicera Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green
Bronze

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing

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