Diervilla lonicera (bush honeysuckle) is a North American native shrub. It possesses trumpet shaped flowers which bloom in the late spring to early summer.
The flower nectar has a honey like taste which inspired the common name. Diervilla lonicera attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
|Botanical Name||Diervilla lonicera|
|Common Name||bush honeysuckle|
|USDA Zone||3 thru 7|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Season(s) of interest||all seasons|
|Height and Spread||2-3ft x 2-4ft (60-90cm x 60-120cm)|
|Attracts Wildlife||Attracts Pollinators,|
|Additional Information||Native to Chicago Region.|
|Location in Lurie Garden||Low Hedge, Bird Border – Monroe, Bird Border – Columbus|