New Names - Knowledgebase Question

Delft, In
Avatar for MaartenZ
Question by MaartenZ
December 23, 1998
When and why change Weigelia in Weigela ?

Answer from NGA
December 23, 1998
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!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by CAKnapp and is called "Ice Plant"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.