A picture of a Weigela japonica

Weigela japonica

Weigela japonica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

1.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Weigela japonica Overview

This species is a deciduous shrub growing to 5m, with oblong to ovate leaves which are 10 by 5cm. The single or paired flowers are red-white and 3.5cm, and are borne in mid spring. They are native to Japan.

How to propagate Weigela japonica

Cuttings

Propagate from summer cuttings.

Other uses of Weigela japonica

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