Plant Needs Light Requirement: Sun Maintenance Category: Easy Blooms On: Old Wood Bloom Time: Early Spring through Late Spring Hardiness Zones: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b Water Category: Average
Features Rich pink spring flowers often rebloom through summer. Dark purple foliage all season. Good for mixed borders or foundation plantings. Deer resistant. Season-long color.
Top reasons to grow: - Award Winner - Foliage Interest - Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds - Resists: Deer
Uses Container Landscape
Uses Notes: Good in shrub borders, groupings, masses, as a specimen, and great in containers (plant in ground in fall.) Wonderful with used with annuals such as Diamond Frost.
Maintenance Notes Prefers well-drained soil, extremely adaptable to other soil conditions. It is best to prune immediately after flowering. Fertilize in early spring by applying slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs, follow the label for the recommended rate of application.
The next generation of Wine & Roses® weigela has the same dark burgundy foliage but a compact, mounded habit similar to that of spirea or boxwood. Fine Wine® weigela is a refined plant with smaller leaves than Wine & Roses but similarly abundant pink spring flowers and excellent texture. It's a great plant for the front of the border, the perennial bed, or used as a low foundation plant.