The Copper Bush Honeysuckle is a dense, mounding plant featuring showy, yellow, nectar-filled flowers among copper and green leaves. This plant is not averse to poor, sandy, or rocky soils, and is pest-free. When its fruit dries in the fall the plant attracts birds.
This honeysuckle grows slowly to 2-3 feet in height and width in hardiness zones 4-8. Very low maintenance, it works well in informal, woodland gardens, on slopes and in borders. The plant spreads by underground runners and freely suckers. To propagate, transplant the suckers.
If you’re searching for a deer-resistant plant suitable to woodland gardens that will attract hummingbirds and butterflies, the Copper Bush Honeysuckle is perfect for you.
- The Copper Bush Honeysuckle is easy to grow and suitable for small spaces.
- Its attractive foliage is copper-colored and changes to yellow-orange in autumn.
- The dense mounding plant easily adapts to poor and rocky soils.
- This honeysuckle attracts birds in fall and winter with its dry fruit capsules.
- The plant will spread with underground runners which may be propagated by transplanting them.
Copper Bush Honeysuckle
Diervilla lonicera 'Copper'