Weigela floribunda is a shrub to 3 m tall, branches stout, twigs finely hairy.
Leaves opposite, stalk very short, to 0.5 cm; blade more-or-less elliptic, 7-10 cm long, tip long pointed, base wedge-shaped, hairy below, margin finely toothed.
Flowers pink and white, to dark red, funnel-shaped, tubular, 3 cm long, finely hairy outside, petal lobes much shorter than tube, style to 1 cm longer than petal lobes.
Fruit a dry capsule, finely hairy.
Wetland status: NL.
Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent.
Habitat: Escaped from cultivation (Stalter and Lamont 2002) or an overgrown specimen.