bush honeysuckle

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
Family Caprifoliaceae
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)
Flower Color Yellow
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Low Hedge, Bird Border – Monroe, Bird Border – Columbus‚Äč