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botanical name:
Diervilla sessilifolia
Diervilla sessilifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bush honeysuckle
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Small, suckering, thicket forming, deciduous shrub. Tapering, ovate-lance shaped leaves, bronze tinted when young. Clusters of sulphur yellow flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Fertile, humus-rich, well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Tolerates dry and poor soils.

propagation:
From softwood cuttings in summer or by separating rooted suckers in winter.

usage:
Shrub borders and lightly wooded gardens.

other notes:
Native of the southeastern USA.

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