Weigela 'Nain Rouge'
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There are 12 species of arching deciduous shrubs, with pointed, elliptical deep green leaves which are about 10cm long. The foliage is either orange, red or purple in the autumn. In mid spring, masses of white, pink or crimson, sometimes yellowish, bell or trumpet-shaped flowers are produced.
How to propagate Weigela
You can propagate from softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Weigela
Grown for their showy, funnel-shaped, bee attracting flowers.