Diervilla rivularis Honeybee

New for 2019 available June

Diervilla 'Honeybee'

Bush Honeysuckle

Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' is sure to catch your eye. The golden yellow flowers and the vivid yellow leaves provide a striking colour accent, making the plant highly effective in a shrub border or in mass plantings. When it blooms in the summer it is a pollinator magnet.

  • Height: 76-81 cm (30-32 in)
  • Spread: 91-102 cm (36-40 in)
  • Hardiness: Zone 4-9
  • Sun or Shade: sun to partial shade
  • Bloom Time: summer
  • Leaf Colour: yellow
  • Bloom Colour: yellow
  • Nature Attraction: all pollinators

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Diervilla is adaptable to most soils, including dry sites. It blooms on new wood making maintenance very easy. It can be pruned to shape in the spring without fear of damaging summer bloom. It is not invasive like some varieities of honeysuckle.