Scientific Name: Weigela florida 'Alexandra' Form: Round
Common Name:Wine and Roses weigelaTexture:Medium
Family Name:CaprifoliaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Oblong, Serrulate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), Pink, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Dark-red, Brown, Aug
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract birds, Mixed shrub border
Key ID Features:Upright arching form; leaves dark purple, elliptic with bright green midrib; flowers hot pink, tubular with ruffled tip; old bark whitish gray, rough. Winter ID: stems whitish gray,rough, grow up and out from one central base, stiff.