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Bush Honeysuckle

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Diervlla lonicera

Flower Description:

Small, bell-shaped flowers are yellow-green at first, becoming orange or purplish-red.

Season BloomJune - August
HabitatTolerant of full sun to full shade, best in well-drained, average soils. Special value to Bumble Bees. Bush honeysuckle suckers freely, forming broad thickets with age. It is very short-lived.
Leaf DescriptionSmall, mound-shaped, deciduous shrub. Exfoliating bark reveals orange inner bark. Dark-green leaves change from yellow to red in autumn.
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