- 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).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 7
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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