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Weigela florida | Old Fashioned Weigela

An old-fashioned beauty, especially this particular variegated cultivar with variegated leaves. The multicolored blooms can brighten up a shadey corner. You can even put it at the front of your yard by the road to welcome your guests.

These beauties are VERY drought tolerant, almost like a sedum, and so qualifies as “sustainable”.  See this great article by my colleague, Susan Harris.