Weigela floridaWeigela florida

  • BOTANICAL NAME: Weigela florida
  • PRONUNCIATION: wi-ge'la flor-'i-da
  • COMMON NAME: Old-fashioned Weigela
  • FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan
  • GROWTH HABIT: Spreading, dense, rounded shrub
  • SIZE: 6 to 9' (height) by 9 to 12' (spread)
  • HARDINESS: Zone 4 - 8
  • CULTURE: prefers well-drained soil and full sun
  • LANDSCAPE USE: shrub border, for grouping or massing
  • FOLIAGE: opposite, simple, elliptic to ovate-oblong 2-4 1/2" long
  • BARK: gray-brown
  • FLOWER: pink, red
  • FRUIT: two-valved, glabrous capsule
  • PROPAGATION: seeds or cuttings
  • PESTS: None serious
  • CULTIVARS: 'Fine Wine' 'Java Red' 'Jean's Gold'

     

 

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