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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Yellow
  • Yellow
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • White
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Creamy White
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Creamy White
  • Multi/Variegated
  • White
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Creamy White
  • Multi/Variegated
  • White
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Rain Garden
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Diervilla is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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COOL SPLASH® BUSH HONEYSUCKLE

Diervilla sessilifolia 'Podaras'
PP19391 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy First Editions® Cool Splash® Bush Honeysuckle online. Great reviews for this plant even in the heat of the summer. No leaf scorch despite the variegated foliage. Species used as a tough ground cover, this cultivar seems to be slower growing and completely usable and admired in the home garden and landscapes as a taller and more attractive plant.

Mature Height:

30-48 Inches

Mature Spread:

30-48 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

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Family: Caprifoliaceae · Common Name: Bush Honeysuckle

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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My Burgundy Cotton Crapemyrtle arrived this morning as scheduled, healthy and very nicely packed.  Now planted according to your directions and seems very comfortable. Can't wait til it blooms! Thank you for your excellent service.


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