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Plant Identification: Beautiful flowering bush

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eddiegirl
Versailles, MO
(Zone 5b)

January 31, 2013
5:03 PM

Post #9404178

Not sure what this bush is, but it seems to need something more than I am giving it. Maybe mulch & vitamins. Thanks

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

January 31, 2013
5:16 PM

Post #9404192

Weigela; a variegated cultivar.

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TomH3787
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

January 31, 2013
5:46 PM

Post #9404235

It looks like it's doing OK. Variegated plants normally grow more slowly than their plain green counterparts as they have less chlorophyll. A bit of mulch and balanced fertilizer might be beneficial but don't overdo either.

ViburnumValley

ViburnumValley
Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

January 31, 2013
5:57 PM

Post #9404247

That looks absolutely normal for a variegated Weigela florida - except for that black and yellow speckled thing. You should swat that.

Except for some pruning for form (after flowering), it looks like you have a healthy plant there.
eddiegirl
Versailles, MO
(Zone 5b)

February 13, 2013
8:26 PM

Post #9418416

Thanks everyone of you for sharing with me the idenity of my bush. In this picture it was at a healthy point of this bush,
it didn't do too well this year. I will give my Weigela some mulch & some balanced fertilizer...

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