Family: Caprifoliaceae

Scientific Name: Weigela subsessilis Canary

Common Name: Weigela Canary


Canary Weigela (Weigela subsessilis) A Weigela with yellow flowers that is unusaul for this shrub. 

Plant TypeShrubs Deciduous
Hardiness Zone5
Sunlightfull sun for best flowers, tolerates some shade
Moistureaverage to moist
Soil & Sitewell drained moist
Flowersstarts out yellow fading to pink
Leaveslance-shaped glossy green leaves
Dimensions4-5 by 6 feet (HS). mounded
Maintenanceshould be pruned after flowers, ca be cut back hard to rejuvenate
Propagationsoftwood cuttings
Cultivar OriginIntroduced by Dick Lighty of Mt. Cuba Center.
Notes & Reference#144-Missouri Botanical Gardens web site (
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