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Weigela florida

 
Weigela florida
Weigela florida

Family diervillaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z4)
Flowers see below
Size varies
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil

We grow two cultivars: 'Variegata', the common pink-flowered variegated one that seems to have claimed a space in half of our country's gardens - and 'Tango', a smaller one with burgundy foliage and red flowers. The former grows to about 5 ft tall for us, the latter to about 3 ft. Both are mainstays of our shrub border.

Weigela florida
Tango
Weigela florida
Tango's new leaves gleaming in the morning sun

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: side garden

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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