My Monet® Weigela
My Monet® Weigela
Weigela florida 'Verweig' Plant Patent #16,824Item #7471 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 6
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This dwarf masterpiece is a sport of Weigela florida 'Tango' . As the first dwarf variegated Weigela to be introduced, its tight habit and colorful foliage make it very versatile. Variegation changes depending on light exposure - whiter variegation in shade and pink variegation in full sun. Possible applications include an artistic drift along the edge of an annual or perennial bed or as an accent piece in a container. My Monet creates poetic beauty in any landscape and adds a splash of color to semi shady areas.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:wy-GEE-la FLOR-id-uhDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Reaches 18 to 24 inches wide, up 12 to 18 inches tall.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy CareFoliage color:VariegatedBlooms:SummerFlower color:PinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationPrefers well drained soil but is adaptable to many soil types. It is best to prune right after flowering ceases, but pruning is rarely needed. Slow growth rate. Will continue to flower sporadically on the current season's growth. Medium moisture. Browning leaves in early fall are a result of the plant going into dormancy earlier than most weigela. This is a benefit letting the plant shut down earlier and prepare for winter. In southern states, plant in a partial shade location.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Prefers well drained soil
- History & LoreHistory:This sport of Weigela florida 'Tango' is a Boskoop Royal Horticulture Society gold medalist and a Plantarium gold medalist.