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Crimson Kisses® Weigela

Weigela 'Slingco 1' PP #23,654

SKU
40976
A new, more compact reblooming weigela with a tidy, rounded shape covered with bright, lipstick red flowers, each kissed with a white eye, backed by dense, green foliage. This versatile shrub is a colorful choice to back a flower border or to feature in front of larger shrubs. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationwy-GEE-la
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches only 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring, repeating through summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Arborvitae (Thuja); Barberry (Berberis); Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to shape, immediately after bloom period.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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