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Very Fine Wine with is new darker foliage and 1000s of bright pink flowers
photo of  Tim Wood

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Tim Wood
Grand Haven, MI, USA

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VERY FINE WINE™

Weigela

Weigela florida

'SMWFDPD'

USPPAF; CBRAF

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Very Fine Wine with is new darker foliage and 1000s of bright pink flowers
  • Heavy bloomer
  • New darker foliage
  • Deer resistant
Description

Northern growers have long appreciated the hardiness of Fine Wine, but we've always wished it was better. This plant solves our dilemma; it maintains the superior hardiness but comes with darker foliage and better flowering.

USDA Zone 4-8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

Exposure Full sun

Height 2-2.5'

Width 2-2.5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time 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 Shrub borders; mixed borders; hedges; specimen; 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.