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Diervilla sessilifolia 'Cool Splash ('Podaras')' (Variegated Bush Honeysuckle)

Small, bright yellow flowers add contrast to the green-and-white variegated foliage and burgundy stems 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.

Blooms in summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 19,391
Brand First Editions

Long lavender blue flower spikes are nestled in fuzzy silvery-green foliage. Continuous bloomer from early summer until frost. NOT A SELF-SEEDER. Compact, mounded habit.

Blooms late spring to summer
3′ tall x 3′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Tolerant to juglone

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Bright yellow foliage emerges in spring, and contrasts with the abundance of vibrant blue blooms. Mounded habit. Holds all-season interest.

Blooms in late summer
2-3′ tall x 2-3′ spread
HARDY to -20°F (-29°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Fragrant

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White or near-white flowers bloom on old wood in late spring, followed by clusters of berries in late summer. Beautiful red stems stand out in the winter landscape.  Compact upright habit.

Early spring to summer , with winter interest
3-5′ tall x 3-5′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies

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Green, purple gold to tan bottlebrush blooms, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer, 3-4 ft tall x 2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Crisp green and white variegated foliage holds their colour all season. Lacy flower clusters appear early summer and if pollinated purple-black berries in fall. Upright habit. 6-8′ tall x 7-9′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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Large white masses of flowers turning into lavender seed heads, green fern-like foliage, compact habit, spring blooming, 2 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide, full sun to part shade

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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.

Blooms in summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Small, bright yellow flowers add contrast to dark red foliage and burgundy stems during summer, while the foliage itself is the focal point of this shrub during spring and fall, when the leaves turn a deeper, more intense deep red. Mounded habit.

Blooms in spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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