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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
Small, suckering, thicket forming, deciduous shrub. Tapering, ovate-lance shaped leaves, bronze tinted when young. Clusters of sulphur yellow flowers in summer.

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

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

Shrub borders and lightly wooded gardens.

other notes:
Native of the southeastern USA.

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