Diervilla x splendens
  • Diervilla x splendens
  • Diervilla x splendens
  • Diervilla x splendens
  • Diervilla x splendens

Diervilla x splendens

£12.95

(Bush Honeysuckle) Hardy and reliable, Diervilla x splendens is a small to medium sized, rounded shrub known for having masses of yellow summer flowers popular with pollinating insects.

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An unusual shrub with colourful flowers named after the French surgeon, Dr Dierville, who first introduced this genus from the Eastern United States in the early 18th century. Diervilla x splendens always attracts interest in our gardens, with masses of sulphur-yellow, two lipped, flowers in early summer and lush green foliage can turn colourful shades of red and purple before falling in autumn.

Diervilla x splendens is a superb flowering shrub for attracting insects and butterflies to the garden!


  • Position: Full Sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Sulphur yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Diervilla x splendens grows to be a small to medium sized, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft).
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft).
  • Notes: A specimen of Diervilla x splendens, planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 1.5 m and a spread of 1.5 m after 10 years.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant, Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), To grow in a pot

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