old fashioned weigela Caprifoliaceae Weigela
florida (Bunge) A. DC.
Leaf: Opposite, simple, oval with a long extended tip, 2 to 4 inches long, finely serrated margins, green above and slightly paler below.
Flower: Very showy, light pink to rosy-red, 5 petals, overall funnel shape, appearing in large numbers in late spring.
Fruit: Dry, 2-valved capsule.
Twig: Moderate, gray-brown, scruffy with two rows (appearing as lines) of short hairs running between nodes, conspicuous lenticels, buds with several visible scales present.
Bark: Gray-brown, shallow grooves, ridges flaky.
Form: Shrub up to 10 feet with a round crown and graceful arching limbs.
Looks like: beautybush - Amur honeysuckle - fuzzy deutzia - glossy abelia