Diervilla sessilifolia 'Butterfly'

Bush Honeysuckle, Butterfly

Categories: Container Grown Shrubs , Flowering Shrubs


Interesting Notes:

Rounded, spreading neat habit is not as floppy as other species. Great for mass plantings. Yellow flowers bloom from May to July with bright green foliage. Adaptable to dry soil and shady locations, though it prefers full sun. Dark green foliage and variable purple color in fall.


Height:

3-5 ft

Spread:

3-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-7
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Great Fall Color

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun
  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Purple

Flower Characteristics:

  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Habit:

  • Spreading
  • Rounded

Growth Rate:

  • Fast

Fruit:

  • Insignificant

Soil Moisture:

  • Adaptable to Various Soils