Weigela 'Kosteriana Variegata' 3L Pot

Weigela 'Kosteriana Variegata'
Price £13.99
In stock
SKU
SHR-WEIK-PG-3L

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.

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.

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.

A good layer of mulch around the base of the plant will help to protect the roots from very hot or very cold conditions.

More Information
Berry ColourNone
DeciduousYes
Semi EvergreenNo
EvergreenNo
Flower ColourPink
Grows Up To2m
Has BerriesNo
Is EdibleNo
Is NativeNo

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