Weigelia 'Kosteriana Variegata'

Weigelia 'Kosteriana Variegata'

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Weigela ‘Kosteriana Variegata’ is a pretty, variegated Weigela with mid-green ovate leaves featuring a creamy-yellow margin. In late spring and early summer, the plant becomes festooned with attractive trumpet-shaped pink flowers all along its stems, so much so that the foliage is barely visible. The delightful display lasts for a couple of months before the flowers fade, leaving the ornamental variegated foliage to enjoy. The leaves then turn a buttery-gold in autumn before falling.

Weigela ‘Kosteriana Variegata’ is an excellent choice for informal planting at the back of a border, to add colour and to contrast with other foliage shrubs. Its informal style also lends itself well to a woodland or cottage garden. The prolific blooms attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects to the garden and will add a burst of colour in the early summer months to brighten even the dullest of spaces and the pretty variegated foliage remains eye-catching when not in flower.

This compact, rounded, easy-to-grow deciduous shrub is highly adaptable, growing in most locations and soils, as long as moist and well-drained. Weigela ‘Kosteriana Variegata’ enjoys a sunny or partially shaded positions and is considered very low maintenance so perfect for the less experienced gardener. It reaches a maximum height and spread of 2m so is suitable for a wide range of gardens.

More Information

  • Berry Colour None
  • Deciduous Yes
  • Semi Evergreen No
  • Evergreen No
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Grows Up To 2m
  • Has Berries No
  • Is Edible No
  • Native No

Weigela ‘Kosteriana Variegata’ will need little maintenance other than regular watering until established. After a few seasons, it is worth doing a hard prune of the old wood to encourage fresh new shoots to grow. This should be done immediately after flowering.

1. Select Root Type

Bare Root 

Bare roots are young plants that are only planted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). We lift bare root plants and despatch them during the planting season but they can be pre-ordered in summer to guarantee your stock. As they are cheaper to grow, they are one of our most affordable hedge planting options and the cheapest way to plant a hedge.

Root Ball 

Root ball plants are also seasonal stock as they can only be lifted when they are dormant, from November to March (weather dependant). These plants are scooped out of the ground like an ice-cream using machinery to keep their root system intact and wrapped in bio-degradable, hessian sacks.  They are mature plants that provide dense coverage very early on, ideal for when you need a thick hedge quickly. Root ball hedging plants give an instant effect and are a cheaper alternative to instant trough grown hedging. 

Pot Grown 

Pot grown plants can be planted year round and they are our mose convenient option of hedging plants. They come in a wide range of sizes, from 10cm to 2.5m so they're suitable for the majority of planting requirements. From small 2L shrubs to large 15L extra tall hedging, there will be a pot grown plant for any garden type. 

Instant Hedging 

Our Instant Hedging is grown in troughs or bags that measure 50cm-1 metre in length and carefully clipped during the growing season to create a dramatic, instant hedge effect. If you are looking for a quick fix or an instant impact, Instant Trough Grown hedging is the solution for you. 

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    Price £9.99
  • Weigelia 'Kosteriana Variegata' 10L Pot
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    Price £29.99
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More Information
Berry ColourNone
Semi EvergreenNo
Flower ColourPink
Grows Up To2m
Has BerriesNo
Is EdibleNo

Delivery Information

  • Orders £100 and over to mainland UK are delivered FREE for box deliveries
  • Our delivery lead time is currently within 3-5 days. *Some troughs and trees may take up to 14 days at present.
  • Orders under £100 to mainland UK £7.99 (box delivery).
  • Orders requiring a pallet delivery, free delivery over £300 or a £30 pallet charge if the order is under £300.
  • Bespoke deliveries that require a dedicated vehicle is a charge of £300 or free on orders over £1000.
  • We can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man, but the delivery cost will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on

For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £300 for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £300 please call or email us to agree a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page.

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Weigela ‘Kosteriana Variegata’ is a prolific flowering shrub with pretty pink tubular flowers produced in abundance in early summer, almost obscuring the foliage. The leaves are also an attractive variegated green and pale-yellow providing colour and interest when not in flower. Super easy to grow, this compact informal shrub suits most locations and requires little maintenance for much reward. It’s a particular favourite with bees and butterflies which are always welcome garden visitors. Maximum height and spread of 2m.