These beautiful spring-flowering shrubs are often called diervillas. They bear trumpet-shaped flowers in great abundance in various shades of pink or red. All grow well in good soil and need pruning after the flowers are over to remove old, flowered wood. Among the best are:

W. Abel Carriere, 6 to 7 ft., rose-pink.

W. Bristol Ruby, 6 to 8 ft., red.

W. Eva Rathke, 4 to 5 ft., crimson.

W. Florida variegata, 6 to 8 ft., variegated leaves edged with silver, and pale pink flowers.

W. Newport Red, 5 to 6 ft., rich red.

07. November 2012 by admin
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