Kodiak® Red Diervilla sp.
- Full Shade
- Part Shade to Shade
- Part Sun to Sun
- Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Rugged beauty for the toughest spots in your landscape.
Kodiak® Red diervilla is a native flowering shrub that looks great while shrugging off shade and problem soils. New growth emerges in spring with a deep burgundy tone, and turns vivid red in fall. During summer, leaves have a red edge and clusters of small yellow flowers appear all season. It's a simple but beautiful way to add low-maintenance color to parts of your yard that have been difficult to landscape.
Top reasons to grow Kodiak Red diervilla:
- One of the toughest landscape plants around!
- Foliage emerges red and turns bright red in fall.
- Yellow flowers all summer long.Continuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingFoliage InterestFall InterestDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:36 - 48 InchesSpacing:48 - 60 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Shade:Red and dark greenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Full ShadeLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunLight Requirement:Sun or ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Summer through FallHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7bWater Category:LowUses:Border PlantUses:Cut FlowerUses:Edging PlantUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
The long, straight stems and neat foliage of diervilla makes it an excellent filler for cut flower arrangements.Maintenance Notes:
Diervilla needs very little care - if you'd like to prune it, do so in early spring. It does not require regular pruning, but if it starts to get a little sparse as it matures, cut it back to the ground in early spring for a fresh start.Fun Facts:
Diervilla is sometimes called "bush honeysuckle," and though it is related to honeysuckle, diervilla flowers are not fragrant. However, more importantly, diervilla is NOT invasive, so it's a safe choice for planting anywhere.Kodiak® Red Diervilla sp. 'G2X885411' USPP 28,403, Can PBRAF