Favorite English Garden Bee Plants – Variegated Weigela Florida

I fell in love with this shrub at the Chicago Botanic Garden. It took me a few days to find out what it was because we were “driven out of the Garden” by a lightning storm.

It turns out it is Variegated Weigela Florida, beloved by bees and other pollinators everywhere. I ordered one on Amazon (they sell everything!!) and will be planting soon.

9 thoughts on “Favorite English Garden Bee Plants – Variegated Weigela Florida

  1. Christina says:

    It is, I think, the prettiest Weigela, although their period of interest is pretty short unless you grow a clematis over them during the summer. Christina

  2. Neinah avelin says:

    I had no idea Amazon sold plants… They do seem to sell everything..huh!

  3. Neinah avelin says:

    Do you have any particular vendors that you prefer on Amazon?
    Speaking of bargains I purchased at our local Walmart 2 1gallon pots of unknown variety of Alliums (a particular garden Faver of mine – and bees,) for 3 dollars per pot! There’s at least 3 bulbs in each pot.. I’m thrilled… And will be happy with whatever Allium variety makes her appearance:) Happy gardening… Neinah

    • I’ve had good luck with Hirt’s Gardens, but I ordered this shrub from someone else. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.
      Yes, for all its sins, Walmart is a good garden source. 🙂
      Deb

  4. I’ll have to look into the Amazon and plants thing. I guess they are taking over the world…

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