Spring Garden Tips

Weigela

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Botanical Name

Weigela florida

Hardiness

Zones 5 to 8(9)

Height

6 to 9 feet

Width

9 to 12 feet

Flowers

May to June and sporadically throughout summer: red, pink, white; funnel form; bloom on old and new wood

Light

Full sun

Soil

Well-drained, adaptable

Planting and Care

Transplant bare root or container.

Prune after flowering.

Problems

None serious

Varieties to Consider

Wine and RosesTM - 4-5', purple foliage

Midnight WineTM - dwarf 3', purple foliage

Minuet - 30", reddish tinge to leaves, purple-red flowers

Red Prince - Zone 4, 6', red flowers

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