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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (5): 629-631.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2010.05.019

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New Varieties of Weigela

MA Li-Hua;YU Yong-Ying;TAN Zhen-Ping;GU Shu-Fen   

  1. Forest Botanic Garden of Heilongjiang Province,Harbin 150040
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2010-09-20 Published:2010-09-20
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Abstract: Two new varieties of the genus Weigela—Weigela florida ‘Royal’ and Weigela florida ‘Ruby’ are described. The two varieties are approximate. However, Weigela florida ‘Royal’ is taller, 1.5-2.0 m height, it is distinguished by its flower color—sharp crystal jade red and dark green leaf color; W.florida‘Ruby’ is shorter, only 1.0-1.6 m height, it is distinguished by its flower color—Dan purple and golden yellow leaf color. Bothe two new varieties show the characteristics of ornamental specificity, strong resistance, and early and long flowering period.

Key words: new varieties, Weigela florida &lsquo, Royal&rsquo, Weigela florida &lsquo, Ruby&rsquo, Weigela, cross-breeding

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