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Commonly known as Weigela

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Generally easy plants in a range of pinks, reds, whites and yellows.

Genus of 10 species of mostly spreading to upright, deciduous shrubs found in scrub and woodland margins in eastern Asia.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - spreading to upright shrubs.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - 'florida' introduced into UK by Robert Fortune, Scottish plant hunter, in 1844. Grown for showy bell- to funnel- shaped flowers. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - eelworms, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia. Named after German botanist Prof. CF Weigel (19th century)
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant

Buy Varieties of WEIGELA

WEIGELA 'Black and White'

WEIGELA 'Black and White'  >

Purple-green leaves in spring turning an intense purple in summer. White flowers on purple-red stems contrast well with the leaves. Best colour in full sun. Compact
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

WEIGELA 'Bristol Ruby'

WEIGELA 'Bristol Ruby'  >

Free- flowering variety with sparkling red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

WEIGELA 'Carnaval'   AWARD

WEIGELA 'Carnaval'  >

Compact form with abundant large flowers of soft pink to white and dark pink to red
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
Available from July 2020 -

WEIGELA coraeensis   AWARD

WEIGELA coraeensis  >

White flowers, ageing through pink to red, displaying all three colours together
£16.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

WEIGELA florida 'Alexandra'  AWARD

WEIGELA florida 'Alexandra'  >

('Wine and Roses') - very dark purple and almost black foliage with a profusion of pink flowers.
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

WEIGELA florida 'Foliis Purpureis'

WEIGELA florida 'Foliis Purpureis'  >

Commonly known as: Purple weigela.
A lower growing variety with a compact habit and purple flushed leaves. Pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

WEIGELA florida 'Variegata'  AWARD

WEIGELA florida 'Variegata'  >

Palest pink flowers, handsome variegated foliage
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

WEIGELA middendorffiana

WEIGELA middendorffiana  >

Bell-shaped yellow flowers
£16.00 each

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