Dwarf Honeysuckle - Diervilla lonicera

  • $ 2500

Also called Northern Bush Honeysuckle. This is a great alternative to the invasive Japanese Honeysuckle.

Features: Can handle that difficult situation, dry partial shade! Attracts birds and butterflies, good for mass plantings, woodland ground layer. Small tubular yellow flowers in June. Can be fast-growing and may need spring pruning. Beautiful yellow/orange/red fall color.

Light: Sun to partial shade

Soil: Dry to medium

Height: 2-3 feet; 3-5 wide

Blooms: Yellow trumpet flowers in late Spring are good for pollinators. It is not a true Honeysuckle and does not make berries.

See more information and photos at: The Morton Arboretum and USDA Plants Database

 Photos: Possibility Place (1,2), Morton Arboretum (3)