Weigela is an old-fashioned medium size deciduous flowering shrub. Plants are rather rough looking when not in flower, but in regions where they are adapted, they are very durable. The main attraction is the red, pink, to white trumpet-shaped flowers which occur in spring.
Plant Habit or Use:
Shrub, small shrub, medium shrub
sun, partial sun
Funnel-shaped, red, pink, to white
Small two-valved capsules; not showy.
4 ft to 8 ft (10 ft)
4 ft to 8 ft
Explanation of the Earth–Kind® Index breakdown
- Heat Tolerance: Non-Defined Heat Tolerance
- Water Requirements: Non-Defined Water Use
- Soil Requirements: Non-Defined Soil Requirements
- Pest Tolerance: Non-Defined Pest Resistance
- Fertility Requirements: Non-Defined Fertility Requirements
USDA Hardiness Zones:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Regions that intersect these hardiness zones:
Click image for enlarged map of USDA Hardiness Zones
Region A - Panhandle and High Plains• Region B - North and Central Texas• Region C - Northeast and East Texas• Region D - West Texas• Region E - Upper Rio Grande• Region F - Hill Country and Central Coast• Region G - Southeast Texas
Winter chilling is inadequate in USDA zones 8 and 9 for vigorous growth.