SPILLED WINE®

Weigela

Weigela florida

'Bokraspiwi'

USPP 23,781; CBR 4655

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Versatile habit
  • Deer resistant
Description

Spilled Wine® weigela has dark red, wavy leaves and a spreading habit. Its hot pink-magenta flowers are similar to those of Wine & Roses® weigela, but this is a smaller plant that is wider than it is tall. It greatly expands the versatility of that best selling weigela. Spilled Wine® weigela was the 2018 Landscape Shrub of the Year.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 3 - 4'

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; foundation plantings; mass 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.