Diervilla riv. 'Kodiak Fresh'

Honeysuckle Bush

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Light lime-yellow foliage in the summertime
  • Bright yellow flowers
  • Red fall foliage; great alternative to Burning Bush
  • Pollinator magnet
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Low maintenance plant that adapts to most soil conditions.  Plant in full-part sun. Drought tolerant once established. Prune in early spring.

Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Price Level 1: $49.99~#3
Bloom Color: Yellow
Zone: 3-7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Low Maintenance
  • Native
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Gold

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Amphibians
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained