CRCCD – Bush Honeysuckle EcoR

Description

Diervilla lonicera

CT DR P EcoR

Not a true honeysuckle but has showy long-lasting honeysuckle-like flowers. A low-growing shrub reaching up to 3’ tall with arching branches that spread to 5’ wide.  Foliage turns bronze-colored in the fall.  Small yellow flowers bloom in late spring/early summer producing dry fruit capsules that attract songbirds.  Prefers full to part sun and damp soil, but also tolerates dry, sandy soil.  Good for slopes and hillsides. Deer resistant.  Special value to bumble bees.

1 gallon pot

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