Deciduous shrubs, flowering profusely in summer.
An ornament to any garden, but only when it is in flower.
Improved, nutritious garden soil.
From summer or winter.
Weigela florida: Height to 2 m; pink, paler inside, in late spring to mid summer. Yellow-brown twigs with two longitudinal streaks. ‘Nana Variegata’, height to 50 cm, has yellow-edged foliage: ‘Purpurea’, height to 80 cm, brown foliage and dark-pink flowers. Weigela hybrids: Height to 1.5 m. This is the best known group, with flowering season from late spring to mid summer, flowers in a variety of colours. Red are ‘Bristol Ruby’, ‘Eva Supreme’ and ‘Newport Red’. red are ‘Abel Carriere’, ‘Ballet’, ‘Boskoop Glory’, Conquete’, ‘Feerie’ and ‘Rosabella’. ‘Candida’ is white.