Kodiak® Red Diervilla


Rich red spring foliage on upright burgundy stems becomes green with hints of red in summer, and transforms into a vivid red in fall. Clusters of small yellow flowers throughout summer and into fall are followed by distinctive red seed pods. A well-behaved, rugged native for tough soils, great for erosion control on hillsides. Deciduous.


Light Needs:

Partial shade to full sun

Watering Needs:

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Average Landscape Size:

Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.

Key Feature:

Easy Care Native Shrub


Summer through Fall

Landscape Uses:

Border, Container, Cutting Garden, Dry Shade, Erosion Control, Hedge, Hillside, Mass Planting, Wildlife Garden, Woodland Garden