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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Weigela florida Wine and Roses
Weigela are bushy deciduous shrubs with simple, ovate leaves and small clusters of funnel-shaped white, yellow, pink or red flowers on short side shoots in late spring and summer
'Alexandra' is a dense, deciduous rounded shrub to 1.8m tall with dark bronze to purple-tinted leaves, the foliage colour deepening with age. In late spring and early summer, clusters of reddish-pink, narrow tubular flowers are borne
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in most moist but well-drained fertile soils in sun or partial shade
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer, semi-hardwood cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in late autumn and winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Hedging & Screens
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 2. Responds well to hard renovative pruning
Pests Susceptible to leaf and bud eelworms
Generally trouble free
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