Gracefully arching shrub boasts densely clustered, 1" funnel-shaped pink blooms which are especially attractive to hummingbirds. Flowers from late spring into fall. The foliage is as distinctive as the pink flowers; its oval leaves are variegated—green, edged with creamy white. Especially well-suited for city conditions; its compact size (4-6' tall with a 5' spread) fits most urban landscapes. Weigela florida 'Variegata'
Weigela florida 'Variegata'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:4 - 6 feet
Flowering Date:Late spring into fall.
Winter Care:Mulch in northern climates after the ground freezes to prevent heaving of plants caused by alternate freezing and thawing temperatures.
Flower Form:1" Foxglovelike flower, funnel-shaped in lower half, bell-shaped above with 5 spreading petals.
Foliage Type:New growth is soft medium green, broadly edged with creamy white. Leaves are oval, toothed. Mature color is dark green in the center with lime green margins.
Resistance:Remarkably free of pests and diseases.
Pruning:Prune to shape or to remove dead and broken branches. After flowering.
Pruning Time:After flowering.
Soil Requirement:Well-drained, average soil. Not too dry.
Additional Information:Weigela named after German professor Christian Ehrenfried Weigel, who died in 1831.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Perennials & Potted Plants
4/29/19 - 6/7/19
4/29/19 - 6/21/19
7A & 7B
4/1/19 - 6/21/19
8A & 8B
2/18/19 - 5/24/19
2/11/19 - 5/24/19
Last Order Date
Zones 1-4: June 3rd, 2019 Zones 5-7: June 17th, 2019 Zones 8-10: May 20th, 2019