Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' - summer flowers
  • Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' - spring leaves
  • Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' - summer flowers

Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee'

£14.95

(Bush Honeysuckle) A compact, bushy small to medium sized shrub, Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' has handsome golden summer leaves and summer flowers which are very attractive to bees and butterflies. 

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New to us, Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' is a hardy small, densely branching shrub with soft golden leaves and clusters of yellow flowers in summer which are very popular with bees and butterflies.

Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' is a tough and fairly drought resistant flowering shrub, excellent for attracting insects and butterflies to the garden! Grows well in a large container if required.


  • Position: Full Sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' is very tolerant of dry soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Flower Colour: Sulphur yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Diervilla rivularis ''Honeybee'grows to be a small or eventually medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 1 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft).
    • Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft).

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot

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