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Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: June – July
Suggested Uses: Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle is a beautiful low-growing shrub that is excellent for shoreline restoration projects. It is good for stabilizing slopes and the upland zone of the shoreline. It grows well on sandy soil and under evergreens.
Native Range: Great Lakes and New England.
Pollinators: Bees and moths including the federally endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis).
Flowers: Bell-shaped, yellow flowers in clusters. Flowers turn orange and red as they get older.
Leaves: New shoots start out copper-colored and turn to green. They turn a reddish color in the fall.
More Information: Suckers from the base can be divided and replanted. Foliage may turn red in fall.
Other Name: Northern Bush Honeysuckle
More information: USDA plants profile