Attractive peeling bark reveals orange inner bark. Produces fragrant yellow-red flowers in early summer that attract pollinators and hummingbirds. Do not confuse this native honeysuckle with invasive honeysuckle species, such as Amur Honeysuckle, Morrow Honeysuckle, Japanese Honeysuckle, Tatarian Honeysuckle or Bells Honeysuckle. When purchasing, refer to the Latin name Diervilla lonicera.
Latin Name: Diervilla lonicera
Type: Small Shrub
Average Height: 50-100 cm
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture: Dry-Slightly Moist
Tolerances: Drought, Compaction
Planting Notes: Sends out suckers and will spread quickly in fertile soils. Clip back or allow to spread to create a hedge.