Bush Honeysuckle - Diervilla lonicera | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Bush Honeysuckle

Scientific name: Diervilla lonicera

Example mature size: 1 m tall, 1 m wide; 3.5 ft tall, 3.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun

Water: Medium-dry, Dry

Soil: Sand, Chalk

Blooms: Yellow in June

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Common

Natural habitats: Forest-shaded

Wildlife benefits: Host plant 🐛, Bees/wasps 🐝, Moths 🦋

Points of interest: - Host to the Hummingbird Clearwing and Snowberry Clearwing hummingbird - Attracts butterflies - Leaves are burgundy in spring and turn deep green in summer