French Lace™ Weigela
Weigela florida 'Brigela' PP #12,666
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||wy-GEE-la FLOR-ih-duh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Dense shrub 6 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A uniquely variegated weigela fits into small gardens but still deserves high profile locations in foundation planting. Best located on light color walls or use the intense foliage color to mark entries around porch or stoop. Essential to the middle of a shrub border for multi-season interest. Makes a good accent against burgundy foliage plants. Great choice for romantic cottage garden compositions and causal country gardens along picket fences or rails.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Arborvitae (Thuja); Peony (Paeonia); Salvia (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Barberry (Berberis); Spirea (Spiraea)|
Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to shape, after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8