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Weigela
Weigela 'White Knight'

Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Weigela (wy-GEE-la) (Info)
Cultivar: White Knight
Additional cultivar information:(PP8348)
Hybridized by Weigle
Registered or introduced: 1991

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Veined

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Barbourville, Kentucky

Mahopac, New York

North Augusta, South Carolina

Allyn, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
0
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 9, 2005, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a fast growing and fast flowering shrub. Do not try to fit it into a samll area. No problems noted with it.

Positive

On Sep 30, 2005, kikisdad from Spring Hill, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

We have this planted in the Waterman Conservation Education Riverside Park and it does extremely well there. The area is zone 5A in Apalachin, NY

Positive

On Nov 21, 2004, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

'White Knight' is now considered to be the best white-flowered Weigela on the market. It was recently introduced from Iowa State University. Very vigorous with profuse flowers and a strong repeat bloomer.