Wine and Roses Weigela
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Dipsacales||Includes viburnum, honeysuckle, snowberry, beautybush, twinflower, many others|
|Family||Diervillaceae||For Dr. Dièrville, a French surgeon credited with introducing it to Europe about 1700.|
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Weigela ‘Alexandra’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 29 Jun 2012.
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6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm)