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Diervilla sessilifolia

Common Name(s):
Bush honeysuckle, Southern bush honeysuckle
Cultivar(s):
Butterfly
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Spreads by suckers; dark green leaves with red veins and stems; drought tolerant; spreads by suckers; very tough plant

Height:
3-5 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, glossy, dark green leaves with red veins and stems; 2-6 in. long; new growth is bronze-purple
Flower:
Small yellow flowers on tips of new growth all summer
Zones:
4 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; tolerates dry soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Low, spreading; suckers
Exposure:
Sun; tolerates dry soil
Width:
3-5 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 476

Diervilla sessilifolia Diervilla sessilifolia
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