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How to Grow Weigela florida 'Variegata' Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Florida Variegata Weigela

Weigela 'Florida Variegata

Weigela florida 'Variegata Abigarrado' photograph by F. D. Richards.


Weigela florida Variegata Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Weigela florida Variegata
  • Common Name: Weigela 'Florida Variegata
  • Growing Zone: USA: 5 to 08
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Shrub

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 48 to 96
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 60 to 96
  • Time of Bloom: Mid to Late Spring
  • Flower Details: Pink
  • Leaf Foliage: Green, Silvery, Variegated, Yellow
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Rounded

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Medium paced
  • Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: softwood cuttings (early summer), semi-hardwood cuttings (summer), hardwood cuttings (late autumn / winter)
  • How to Prune: Hard renovative pruning
  • Pests: Not usually any serious insect problems
  • Diseases: No serious disease problems

Further Information

  • Can Attract: Hummingbirds
  • Tolerant of: Clay Soil
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Foundation Plant, Areas requiring pest toleranance, En masse, Specimen
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Is not a native plant of N. America, Blooms are very showy
  • Genus Detail: Weigela
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here