Photo Courtesy of Van Belle Nursery

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

Attractive variegated leaves with a dark green center contrasts with yellow to creamy-white margins. Fragrant, yellow trumpet-shaped flowers grow in clusters in summer followed by oblong fruits. 2-3′ tall x 2-3′ spread. Full Sun/Partial Shade.


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

Bright yellow flowers add contrast to its burgundy-black summer foliage. Fall foliage colours are vivid red tones. Mounded habit. 3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread. Full Sun/Shade.

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Intense yellow flowers glow against the dark red foliage in late spring to early summer. As the season ends the foliage becomes more intense in colour. Compact growth habit. 3-4′ tall x 3-4′ spread. Full Sun.

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