The Q&A Archives: New Names

Question: When and why change Weigelia in Weigela ?

Answer: The common names of plants often undergo changes - probably just to confuse the average gardener! Weigela is the common name of a well-known and often grown shrub in the Caprifoliaceae family. The classification and description of the plant can be found at the following website:
I hope this information helps clear the confusion!

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