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Diervilla lonicera /Low Bush Honeysuckle, Northern Bush Honeysuckle

Diervilla lonicera  / Diervilla lonicera
New foliage and flower buds
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New foliage and flower buds

New growth reddish in spring

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Diervilla lonicera
Common Name: Low Bush Honeysuckle, Northern Bush Honeysuckle
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: This species is a small, mound-shaped, deciduous shrub to 3-4 ft. Exfoliating bark that has orange inner bark. Found growing in rocky, woodland soils. Foliage may turn from yellow to red in autumn. Sucker from base in spring and these can be separated and used to start new plantings.