Oh... we all seem to need an exotic fix now and then. I'm much better about keeping my fixes "penned" up inside these days.
BTW.... I was thinking layering would be an easy way to propagate weigela and sure enough.... 1st hit and it says the plant can be layered, Propagation - Layering
. There ya go... feed your habit.
19th century literature, eh? How cool is that!!! Between you and jack teaching HS English... I'm feeling guilt for not trying to clean up my typing act and at least getting a spell check.