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Weigela florida 'White Knight'

White Knight Weigela

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Description

From late May into June, 'White Knight' Weigela is covered with clusters of pure-white, trumpet-shaped flowers. The show may go on for as long as two months and even repeat in the fall. At maturity the branches have a graceful, arcing habit, bending down to touch the ground. It's often used as a hedge, or a specimen.

Bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds love Weigela, and so do gardeners. For a plant that gives you so much to look at, they're very easy to care for. No particular disease or pest problems. No special soil requirements. No deadheading. Just give them good drainage, reasonable moisture, and plenty of sun. Prune after spring bloom—fall pruning puts next year's flowers at risk.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
White
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8