Weigela florida is native to Northern China, Korea, and Japan. It is part of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants. It is a deciduous shrub. They also call it Oldfashioned weigela, Rose Weigela, Old Fashioned Weigela. It grows to about 0ft or 3m tall. It is a low-maintenance plant. Weigela was named after Christian Ehenfried Weigel (1748-1831). He was a German professor of botany.
Weigela florida has medium green leaves. They are elliptic and have serrated margins. Weigela florida flowers profusely in spring and more sparsely during summer. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers are pink. They are trumpet-shaped.
How to grow Weigela florida:
Grow Weigela florida in the sun or partial shade. It flowers more profusely when it is located in the sun. Plant it in evenly moist, rich, fertile but well-drained soil. Propagate by softwood, semi-hardwood, or hardwood cuttings or by seed. It is generally disease-free. Watch out for eelworms. It is deer-resistant.