Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf (Northern) Bush-honeysuckle

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast and spreading
Mature Height - 2-4'
Mature Width - 2-4'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Sulfur yellow .5" long June-August 2-3" diameter on current seasons growth.
Fruit - 2 chambered many seeded, thin walled capsule.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Purple
Bark - Stems rounded and brownish
Other Features - Copper colored new foliage. Can form thickets, good choice for rough cuts, fills and banks.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Roots readily from cuttings, withstands shade but best in sun.
Native Habitat - Newfoundland to Saskatchewan south Michigan and North Carolina, Zones 3-7.
Diseases and Insects - A tremendously tough plant withstands cold and winds. Not troubled by insects or diseases.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 56

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Bush-honeysuckle.
- Other plants of the family Diervillaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Diervilla.
- Other plants of the species Diervilla lonicera.