Weigela (Weigela florida)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Weigela florida Accepted
Weigela florida var. venusta Synonym
Weigela praecox var. pilosa Synonym
Weigela praecox Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Plant Spread: 36-48 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

#Butterflies & #Hummingbirds Love This Plant #Pollination

The ATP Top 50 Trees and ShrubsThe ATP Top 50 Trees and Shrubs
July 5, 2014

Let's open Trees and Shrubs week with a list of the most popular of these woody plants in our database. There are a lot of great plants in this list!

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Photo gallery:
Location: My PlaceDate: May 21-2007#Butterflies & #Hummingbirds Love This Plant #Pollination
By TBGDN
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Location: NW side of houseDate: 2011-0528Always lovely in bloom.
By pirl
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-06-12 6:55 am. Such beautiful red buds.
By HemNorth
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Location: My GardensDate: December 27, 2011After The Snow
By TBGDN
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-04-05
By Calif_Sue
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2011-05-01
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My PlaceDate: May 25-2013Attracts Hummingbirds, Bees & Butterflies
By TBGDN
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Location: My GardensDate: May 24, 2009Attractive To Bees Also
By TBGDN
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Location: My GardensDate: May 7, 2010Close Up View
By TBGDN
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-04-05
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My PlaceDate: June 6, 2013Close Up View Of Blooms
By TBGDN
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Location: My GardensDate: May 15, 2010#Hummingbirds love these! #Pollination
By TBGDN
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Location: NW side of houseDate: 2011-0528
By pirl
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Location: Orangeburg, SCDate: 2015-06-12Weigela, needs pruning badly
By Deebie
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-04-05
By Calif_Sue
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-04-25
By zuzu
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Location: Orangeburg, SCDate: 2013-06-22
By Deebie
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Location: NW side of houseDate: 2011-0528
By pirl
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-09-16
By jmorth
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 7:33 AM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Trying to ID a shrub by Blhhawk Aug 8, 2018 11:57 AM 4
one more bush that I don't know by whichbush Jul 28, 2018 11:15 AM 4
my sonic reblooming weigela bushes are not flowering by csd50854 Jun 30, 2018 5:38 PM 2
Shrub with dark leaves and hot pink flowers by Muddy1 Apr 27, 2017 9:20 PM 4
What plant is this? by fivefootnine Feb 19, 2017 9:59 AM 3
Please help to ID these shrubs by Donnerville Dec 4, 2016 10:40 PM 5
Carnations and ? What is this plant? by PamelaLynn77 Nov 9, 2016 7:52 PM 6
Suggestions for a shrub hedge, full sun by Frillylily May 16, 2016 8:43 PM 7
Weigela (Weigela florida 'Red Prince') by jmorth Aug 30, 2015 11:11 AM 3
Tree or shrub for ID; fast growing by gardenglassgems May 2, 2015 7:08 AM 6

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