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WEIGELA

Caprifoliaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs

Weigelas are valued for lavish springtime display of funnel-shaped, 1-in.- long flowers. They aren’t attractive out of bloom, have no real fall color. Most are rather coarse leafed and stiff, becoming rangy unless pruned.Use as background plants for flower borders, as summer screens, in mixed borders.

Weigela coraeensis

To 12–15 ft. tall and wide, with leaves to 6 in. long. Flowers are 1/2 in. long, white or light pink aging to red.

Weigela florida
Weigela florida

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Weigela florida

Fast growth to 6–10 ft. tall, 9–12 ft. wide, with branches often arching to the ground. Leaves 2–4 1/2 in. long. Pink to rose red flowers.

Weigela hybrid

These are hybrids between W. florida,W. praecox, and other species. They generally grow 3-6 ft. tall and wide. White, pink or red flowers. Some varieties have colored foliage.

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