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Weigela florida

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Description

Weigela florida is native to North China, Korea and Japan.  It is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub. Branching is somewhat coarse, and branches on mature shrubs tend to arch toward the ground. Funnel-shaped, rose pink flowers (each to 1.25” long) bloom profusely in spring, with a sparse and scattered repeat bloom often occurring in mid to late summer.  Air pollution and clay soil tolerant.  Showy flowers.  This plant is slightly salt tolerant.

Wildlife Value:  This plant is attractive to hummingbirds. 

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: It may be damaged by deer.

Cultivars:
  • 'Folliis Purpurels'
Tags:
#hummingbirds#showy flowers#deciduous#wildlife plant#showy#nectar plant#salt tolerant#air pollution tolerant#clay#cpp#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • 'Folliis Purpurels'
Tags:
#hummingbirds#showy flowers#deciduous#wildlife plant#showy#nectar plant#salt tolerant#air pollution tolerant#clay#cpp#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Weigela
    Species:
    florida
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Dense
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12-24 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Funnel
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    The flowers are white, pink and red trumpet-shaped being 1.25 inches long that bloom profusely in spring, with sparse and scattered repeat bloom, often occurring in mid to late summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Opposite, simple medium green leaves; 2 to 4.5 inches long; non-showy fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Branching is somewhat coarse, and branches on mature shrubs tend to arch toward the ground.
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Salt