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Weigela

Weigelas are bushy deciduous shrubs with neat, tidy, ovate leaves and prolific displays of bright tubular flowers in spring or early summer, and sometimes later in the season. Valuable garden additions, they are easy to grow and require little maintenance. Their showy flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies, but are rarely damaged by deer. Some boast incredibly colorful leaves, adding to the shrubs summer appeal. Perfect for shrub borders or lightly shaded gardens, they are available in many sizes and colors. There is sure to be a Weigela to fit your needs!


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Weigela 'Florida Variegata'

An excellent landscape choice, Weigela 'Florida Variegata' is a compact deciduous shrub noted for its handsome variegated foliage and pink flowers. Emerging in early spring, narrowly ovate, mid-green leaves line the gracefully arching branches.

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Weigela florida 'Bristol Ruby'

Weigela florida 'Bristol Ruby' is a deciduous shrub of upright habit with narrowly ovate, dark green leaves. In late spring to early summer, showy, ruby-red flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the foliage. This plant may flower sporadically during the summer into fall. The bell-shaped flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is the perfect choice for as a specimen plant, for shrub borders or flowering hedges.

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Weigela florida 'Ghost'

Weigela florida 'Ghost ' is a deciduous shrub noted for its striking chartreuse foliage of narrowly ovate leaves that turn iridescent butter-yellow as the summer progresses. In spring, showy, red-pink flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the shrub. This plant will flower sporadically on current season's growth during the summer into fall. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is the perfect choice for as a specimen plant, for shrub borders or containers.

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Weigela florida 'My Monet Sunset'

Grown primarily for its brilliant foliage, Weigela florida 'My Monet Sunset' is a dwarf, compact, deciduous shrub of rounded habit, noted for its tricolored variegation. Emerging in spring, narrowly ovate, gently rippled leaves line the gracefully arching branches. Adorned with sage green in their center, bright pink and creamy-yellow edges, they warm up to attractive shades of gold and reds in the fall. In spring to early summer, soft rosy-pink flowers will occasionally be produced.

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Weigela florida 'My Monet'

Weigela florida 'My Monet' is a dwarf, compact, deciduous shrub of rounded habit, noted for its handsome variegated foliage and pink flowers. Emerging in spring, narrowly ovate, sage green leaves line the gracefully arching branches. They are adorned with creamy-white edges, some pink flushing, all with a fine pink ribbon along their edges. In spring to early summer, the shrub is decorated with clusters of funnel-shaped, pink flowers. Blooming may continue sporadically throughout summer.

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Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pearl'

Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pearl' is a striking deciduous shrub noted for its long blooming season. From spring until the first frost, flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the foliage of narrowly ovate, bright green leaves. Opening pure white with a yellow throat, the blossoms change to pink, creating a multicolor effect. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Deadheading is not necessary for rebloom.

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Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pink'

Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pink' is a striking deciduous shrub noted for its long blooming season. From spring until the first frost, hot pink flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the foliage of narrowly ovate, bright green leaves.The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Deadheading is not necessary for rebloom. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is perfect to add a splash of cheerful color in the sunny border.

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Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pure Pink'

Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Pure Pink' is a striking deciduous shrub noted for its long blooming season. From spring until the first frost, large, showy, clear pink flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the foliage of narrowly ovate, bright green leaves. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Deadheading is not necessary for rebloom. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is the perfect choice for a flowering hedge or a backdrop to any sunny garden.

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Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Red'

Weigela florida 'Sonic Bloom Red' is a striking deciduous shrub noted for its long blooming season. From spring until the first frost, lipstick red flowers are produced in great quantities and literally cover the foliage of narrowly ovate, green leaves. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Deadheading is not necessary for rebloom. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is perfect to add a splash of cheerful color in the sunny border.

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Weigela florida 'Spilled Wine'

Weigela florida 'Spilled Wine' is a compact, deciduous shrub noted for its striking foliage of narrowly ovate, dark purple leaves all season long. From spring until the first frost, bright pink flowers are produced in great quantities and make for a striking contrast. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is perfect as a focal point in the sunny border or in containers.

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Weigela florida 'Wine & Roses'

Weigela florida 'Wine & Roses' is a striking deciduous shrub noted for its foliage of narrowly ovate, shiny, dark purple leaves all season long. In spring and throughout the summer, rosy-pink flowers are produced in great quantities and make for a striking contrast. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds. Easy to grow, this flowering shrub is perfect to add a splash of radiant color in the sunny border. Makes a wonderful cut flower along with its foliage too!

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Weigela praecox

The earliest flowering weigela, Weigela praecox is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub with fragrant clusters of funnel-shaped, rose-pink flowers adorned with yellow throats. Blooming in mid to late spring, the blossoms are attractive to hummingbirds. They stand out against the foliage of ovate, pointed, medium green leaves.

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