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Diervilla x splendens Firefly Nightglow


Diervilla Firefly Nightglow is a super hardy shrub with burgundy leaves and clusters of yellow flowers popular with bees and butterflies.

Diervilla x splendens Firefly Nightglow 'El Madrigal' is a beautiful, super hardy shrub with lance shaped, burgundy leaves with reddish burgundy undersides 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. Colour intensifies into the fall. Great in shrub borders, in mass plantings, and containers. Tolerant of drought.

Common Name: Mountain Bush Honeysuckle

Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

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

Berries: 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: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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