any of a genus (Weigela) of shrubs of the honeysuckle family, with clusters of bell-shaped flowers; esp., a widely cultivated species (W. florida) with dark red flowers
also called wei·ge′lia
Origin of weigelaModL, after C. E. Weigel (1748-1831), German physician
Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Weigela of Asia, especially W. florida, widely cultivated for its pink, white, or red flowers.
Origin of weigelaNew Latin genus name after Christian Ehrenfried Weigel (1748-1831), German physician
- (botany) Any plant of the genus Weigela.