Weigela florida Variegata description:
Fragrant cream and pink flowers in the spring and summer.
Lovely, fresh variegated foliage all year apart from the winter.
Good for the back of a border or screening sheds, fencing, walls, etc.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
Also known as: Weigela florida Aureovariegata and Weigela florida Variegata Aurea
The best position in the garden:
Sun, semi shade or shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Shrubs do cover the ground, but they are not a ‘ground cover plant’ because they add height and structure to a garden.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and acidic soil and clay soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can trim hard after flowering to keep it low and compact.
Size of plant:
Height 200 to 250 cm.
Spread 200 to 250 cm.