Weigela florida


USPP 18,513

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Versatile habit
  • Deer resistant

Like a fine wine, this weigela has good body! Fine Wine® weigela has a tight, upright, split-resistant habit. Dark burgundy foliage contrasts with the rosy pink blooms in late spring/early summer. Height and habit is between that of Midnight Wine® and Wine & Roses® weigela.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Purple

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adapts to any well-drained site.

Pruning Blooms on old wood - prune as needed after flowering. Remove oldest stems every 3-5 years to encourage vigorous juvenile growth.

Uses Mixed borders; edging; mass plantings; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips Late to leaf out in spring. May require a bit of pruning to clean up winter damage - wait until new growth appears to do so.