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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 'Foliis Purpureis'
Weigela florida 'Purpurea' Weigela 'Foliis Purpureis'
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
'Foliis Purpueis' is a small, spreading deciduous shrub with ovate, dull purplish-green leaves and clusters of funnel-shaped, rosy-pink flowers paler within
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Chalk, Sand, 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. Seed may sown in containers in a coldframe in autumn, but they are unlikely to grow true to form
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 2. Responds well to hard renovative pruning
Pests Susceptible to leaf and bud eelworms
Generally disease free
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