Weigela



Weigela is a genus of deciduous shrubs in family Caprifoliaceae, compring about 12 species. It is native to Eastern Asia. Weigela is named after German scientist Christian Ehrenfried Weigel.

Weigela can grow to a height of 1-5m, has leaves that is 5-15cm long, ovate-oblong with an acuminate tip, and with a serrated margin. It has beautiful flowers of 2-4cm long, in color of white, pink, or red corolla. Weigela fruit is a dry capsule containing plenty of small winged seeds.

Weigela is a popular ornamental shrubs in garden. It can be planted in borders or woodland gardens, in sun or partial shade, in fertile and well-drained soil. Prune the plant after flowering and cut old shoots back to ground level. Propagation is by greenwood cuttings in early summer and hardwood cuttings from autumn.

Weigela fujisanensisWeigela fujisanensis
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Weigela coraeensisWeigela coraeensis
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Weigela floridaWeigela florida
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Weigela hortensisWeigela hortensis
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Weigela middendorffianaWeigela middendorffiana
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Weigela praecoxWeigela praecox
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