Diervilla sessilifolia 'Cool Splash'

Diervilla sessilifolia 'Cool Splash'


A recent introduction from the USA this is the first variegated form of Diervilla. The branched shrub has white-edged, green foliage which holds its colour well and is good for lightening partially shaded areas.

In early summer subtle panicles of tiny yellow trumpet-shaped flowers are produced along the branches which attract butterflies.

Ideal for planting in wilder areas where it can allowed to spread, or in woodland gardens as an under-storey plant.

Climate/Position: Full sun or partial shade

Height/Spread: 1 metres x 1 metres

Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained

Pruning: If required then cut back to a low, permanent framework each spring, and apply a generous layer of mulch around the base of the plant.

Special Requirements:

Relative of and similar to Weigelia