The Weigela (Weigela praecox) is a flowering, deciduous plant in the Caprifoliaceae family.
It is native to eastern Asia.
It grows to 1-5 metres (3-15 feet) tall.
The leaves are 5-15 centimetres (2-6 inches) long with serrated edges.
The flowers are 2-4 centimetres ( inches) long with five-lobed white, pink, or red corolla in small corymbs of several together.
Its fruit is a dry capsule containing many small winged seeds.
The Weigela blooms in early summer.
Photographed in Paris, France, April 2023.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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