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Diervilla rivularis Honeybee


Diervilla Honeybee is a beautiful, super hardy shrub with brilliant gold leaves and tubular yellow flowers popular with bees and butterflies.

Diervilla rivularis Honeybee 'Diwibru01' is a beautiful, super hardy shrub with brilliant gold to chartreuse green, lance shaped leaves and terminal clusters of small, tubular yellow flowers in summer that are popular with bees and butterflies. It is related to the honeysuckles, Lonicera, but is not fragrant. It will grow to about three feet high and wide and can spread via rhizomes but is not invasive. Good fall color. Great in shrub borders, in mass plantings, and containers. Tolerant of drought but provide afternoon shade.

Common Name: Mountain Bush Honeysuckle

Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-7

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Bluffs, banks, cliffs, and moist rocky woods in mountainous areas of the southeastern US.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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