Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Mountain Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla sessilifolia)
    Honeysuckle Family
    Blooms: Yellow, 3-4 weeks, June-July
    Leaves: Dark glossy leaves have tones of red, bronze, and purple–especially new growth
    Height: 3-5’
    Space: 3-5’
    Soil: Very adaptable, grows in the toughest conditions
    Exposure:  Full sun- Part sun
    Fauna: Bees and Hummingbirds
    Seeds:  ¼” brown capsule

    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 4-8
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Mountains
    Provenance: NC ecotype, seed grown