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Diervilla Kodiak® Black
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  • Kodiak Black diervilla is a native shrub with purple black foliage
  • Kodiak Black diervilla is a native shrub with purple black foliage
  • Kodiak Black diervilla is a native shrub with purple black foliage
  • Kodiak Black diervilla is a native shrub with purple black foliage

Diervilla Kodiak® Black

Colorful, easy-care native shrub
ZONE 5, 6, 7
As low as $14.99
  • Easy & fast-growing shrub for hedges and landscaping
  • Carefree and good looking
  • Clusters of small yellow flowers all summer
  • Drought tolerant and unbothered by disease
  • Light: Full Sun to Part Shade, Mature Size: 3-4' x 3-4'
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Diervilla Kodiak® Black Description

  • Super durable native shrub with effortless good looks
  • Foliage emerges dark purple-black in spring and all summer
  • Yellow flowers in summer attract pollinators
  • Naturally grows with a nice rounded shape
  • Ideal for low maintenance hedges, landscaping, and native plant gardens

Special features: Easy care, Fall color, Native plants, Foliage interest, Multi-season interest

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Diervilla 'SMNDRSF'
  • Common name:
    Diervilla, bush honeysuckle
  • Zone:
    5, 6, 7
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun - part shade
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
    Any average soil will do
  • Soil moisture:
    Low to moderate
  • Height x width:
    3-4 'x 3-4'
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
    Red to green
  • Bloom season:
    Summer thru fall
  • Uses:
    Accent, Background, Container gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge plant, Ornamental, Rock garden, Small spaces
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #:USPP27550



Soil: Very adaptable to a wide range of soil types as long as it drains well, as it will not tolerate standing water.  It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle salt from roads or sea spray. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution.
Light: Sun to partial shade
Water: Average water needs. Water regularly; do not over water.
Spacing: 4'.
Fertilizing: Fertilizer needs are low. If you wish, apply a granular garden or rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: No specific care needed.
Maintenance & pruning:Requires no regular pruning, but may be pruned in early spring to promote dense, new growth.