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Diervilla x splendens 'SMNDSS'

Diervilla - Kodiak™ Fresh

Brand new Diervilla x 'Kodiak™' Fresh is a striking landscape plant with so many features! Red stems contrast beautifully with the lime-yellow foliage. Newest growth is orange-red, maturing to chartreuse making this shrub a visual thrill. In sunnier areas the foliage tends more yellow, while in deeper shade it tends more toward green. A non-invasive native shrub which is sometimes referred to as the bush honeysuckle, Diervilla x 'Kodiak®' Fresh supports pollinator populations with yellow flowers throughout the summer. Ideal for mass plantings of all types: hedges, foundation, wildlife gardens. Cut stems are lovely filler material arranged among additional blooms in your favorite vase. Summer through autumn, 'Kodiak®' Fresh is a versatile native plant you’ll surely enjoy!

Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plant and flourish!

Key Plant Details

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Planting Zones:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Shade, Part Sun, Sun

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Moisture:

Average

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

2-3 feet in height, 2-3 foot spread

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Annual Growth Rate:

Moderate

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Flower Color:

Yellow

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Bloom Time:

Summer

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Shop By Use:

Attracts Pollinators, Fall Color

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Diervilla is one of the most shade tolerant shrubs, however, blooming and foliage color are best with some sun.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Blooms on new wood so spring pruning is best. Needs little regular pruning; however, benefits from rejuvenation every 3-5 years.

Care Tips - Soil:

Adaptable to any soil, except excessively soggy sites.

Care Tips - Uses:

mass plantings of all types: hedges, foundation, wildlife gardens.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

3-8