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Diervilla rivularis Kodiak® Black (Bush Honeysuckle)

Bright yellow flowers add contrast to the deep burgundy-black foliage during summer, while the foliage itself is the focal point of this shrub during spring and fall, when the leaves turn a vivid red. Mounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP27550, CP5938
Brand Proven Winners