Weigela florida

Old Fashioned Weigela

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 6-9' high
Mature Width - 9-12' wide
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Rosy pink outside, paler inside, May-June on short twigs from last year's branches
Fruit - Capsule of no ornamental value; seeds unwinged to slightly winged
Leaf - Nondescript medium green
Fall Color - None of consequence
Bark -
Other Features -
Possible Use - Best used on the shrub border, for grouping or massing
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant bare root or from container. Dieback often occurs and pruning after flowering is necessary. Zone 5-8 (9)
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - None serious
Strength - Pollution tolerant
Weakness - Appears forlorn in winter

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 100

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Weigela.
- Other plants of the family Diervillaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Weigela.
- Other plants of the species Weigela florida.