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Weigela japonica

Classification

Order: Dipsacales
   Family: Caprifoliaceae
            Genus: Weigela
                        Specie: Weigela japonica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist, fertile, well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves; white flowers age to red in spring

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Spring gardens

Zones: 6?10

Description: Native to Japan where it grows to 15 ft (4.5 m) in height, in cultivation this shrub reaches only 10 ft (3 m). The leaves are dark green and are of a similar shape to most weigelas. Produced in spring, the flowers are solitary or in pairs, and are at firs

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

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