old fashioned weigela Caprifoliaceae Weigela florida
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.