Northeast Pollinator Plants
Diervilla lonicera (Bush Honeysuckle).
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Bush Honeysuckle - but not to be confused with the invasive with the same common name, this one is native.
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Use: Shrub for Landscape, Garden. Excellent as a tall shrubby ground cover in the full to part shade. (Our shrubs are sent as first year plants, so are quite small for shrubs but should grow just fine to their mature height.)
Light: Full Sun to Full Shade.
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Medium
Flower Time: June - July
Flower Color: Yellow (though the flowering is rather subtle, resembles small honeysuckle flowers, the pollinators still find them)
Height: 2' - 3'
Notes: Diervilla lonicera (Bush Honeysuckle) is tolerant of full sun to full shade and is useful as a shrubby ground cover around trees or woodland edge to expand your pollinator habitat and reduce that blasted, useless lawn.
Native to Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Upper Midwest of the United States. Biota of North American (BONAP) - North America Plant Atlas (NAPA).