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WEIGELA coraeensis

White flowers, ageing through pink to red, displaying all three colours together
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    sharp-pointed, toothed, shiny, bristly stalked leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
    White ageing pink
  • Height
    3.5m (11½ft)
  • Spread
    3.5m (11½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright to spreading shrub with stout branches. Produces stalkless clusters from the leaf axils of 2-8, bell-shaped flowers 2-4cm (¾-1½in) across
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

WEIGELA coraeensis

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf and bud eelworm, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Japan
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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3.5m (11½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3.5m (11½ft)
 

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