- (botany) Dated form of weigela.
Variant of weigela
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 weigelia
Origin of weigelaModern Latin after C. E. Weigel (1748-1831), German physician