Add Season Long Color to Your Gardens
Wine and Roses Weigela is one of those “boy I wish I would have planted this sooner” shrubs. Its striking dark burgundy leaves provide a fantastic enhancement or background to your garden or entry way. The leaf color continues to intensify as summer progresses. Its rosy-pink trumpet shaped flowers bloom in spring and then again throughout the summer.
Hummingbirds love the flowers. A cut branch of Wine and Roses Weigela in a flower arrangement provides wonderful color and texture to the arrangement.
This easy to grow shrub reaches 4-5 feet in height and 4-5 feet in width. It needs full sun and adapts to most soil types. It is best to prune the shrub immediately after flowering. Fertilize in early spring with a slow release tree and shrub fertilizer.
Wine and Roses Weigela is hardy to -30 degrees F.