Photo Courtesy of Van Belle Nursery

Diervilla sessilifolia Cool Splash® ('LPDC 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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


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