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Weigela florida


Botanical Name
Weigela florida

Common Name Weigelia, Apple Blossom

Description – An old fashioned hardy deciduous shrub from China and Korea named after German professor C.E. von Weigel. Leaves are oval pointed with a beautiful display of deep pink trumpet flowers arching in late spring to early summer. Fast growing and useful mixed with evergreen shrubs for its floral display. Prefers fertile moist loam. A bird and bee attractor. Frost tolerant & waterwise once established

Flower Time – Pink and white trumpet flowers in late spring and summer

Size - Grows to 2.5m tall x 2.5m wide.

Use – A beautiful easy to grow deciduous shrub suitable for the garden.

Position -  Suitable for full sun to part shade.

Maintenance – Trouble free plant. Thin out old stems to encourage new growth from the base.  Prune after flowering as the new flowers appear on the old seasons growth

At a Glance

  • Frost & drought hardy
  • Loved by birds and bee
  • Full sun to part shade
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