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Common Name: Weigela

Species Name: Weigela florida

Family Name: Caprifoliaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Asia
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility None Serious



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 12-foot diameter, 10-foot height
    • Leaves: Opposite, simple, elliptic to ovate-oblong or obovate, 2-5 inches long, 1-2 inches wide, serrate, lower veins are pubescent



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Dieback occurs after harsh winters and pruning is necessary; wine and roses is a popular cultivar with burgandy leaves and pink flowers


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