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Weigela

Weigela 'Nain Rouge'

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

1.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Weigela Overview

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

Cuttings

You can propagate from softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Weigela

Grown for their showy, funnel-shaped, bee attracting flowers.

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