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botanical name:
Diervilla x splendens
Diervilla x splendens © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bush honeysuckle
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.40m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
description:
Small, suckering, thicket forming, deciduous shrub. Short-petioled, strongly veined 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.

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

usage:
Shrub borders and lightly wooded gardens.

other notes:
Hybrid of Diervilla lonicera x Diervilla sessilifolia, originated about 1850.

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