Diervilla Rivularis, Kodiak ( Green ) - Plant
Description for Diervilla Rivularis, Kodiak ( Green )
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates some drought. Wide range of soil tolerance.
Diervilla just got a lot more colorful: this tough, easy-growing shrub is a standout with its dark burgundy-black foliage. The color is especially intense in spring and autumn. The bright yellow flowers add contrast in early summer. This is a durable native that thrives in sun or shade, and is a very useful landscape plant.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|mountain bush honeysuckle||green||July to August||2.00 to 3.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Dig holes or beds wide, not deep.Lightly amend heavy clay or sandy soils with organic matter.Gently remove plants from containers, keeping the root ball intact.Loosen potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of root ball.
Top three reasons to grow KodiakÂ® Black Diervilla:
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||-35 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Diervilla Rivularis
- Prune for size control and pedestrian safety, to remove dead or diseased plant parts, or to shape or train plants into hedges, topiary, espalier, or other interesting shapes.
- Broadleaf plants, both evergreen and deciduous, can be cut as hard as needed, even back to main trunks.
- New growth sprouts near the cut ends.
Typical uses of Diervilla Rivularis
Special features: Small hedge. Ground cover shrub. Naturalize in woodland gardens or on slopes. Shrub borders.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary
This plant initially takes time to grow.