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Weigela florida 'Sunset' PP23,212

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Description

The specific epithet would lead one to believe that this plant is native to Florida, but it is actually native to North China, Korea and Japan.  Looking for a flurry of color in a small perennial shrub? Weigela 'Sunset' provides unique variegated foliage with green centers and multicolored margins ranging from and including ivory yellow, yellow, yellow-green, green, and red depending on age of foliage and time of year. Growth rate: fast. 

Seasons of Interest:

    Bloom: Spring-Summer

Insects, Diseases and Other Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. May be damaged by deer.

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#deciduous#variegated#wildlife plant#small shrub#nectar plant#interesting leaves#air pollution tolerant#clay#interesting foliage#clay tolerant#mci
Cultivars:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#deciduous#variegated#wildlife plant#small shrub#nectar plant#interesting leaves#air pollution tolerant#clay#interesting foliage#clay tolerant#mci
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Weigela
    Species:
    florida
    Wildlife Value:
    Attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds