Midnight Wine® Weigela

Weigela florida 'Elvera' PP #12,217; CPBR #2643

SKU
01331
From the breeder of Wine & Roses comes a new dwarf Midnight Wine. Ideal for the front of the border or for edging the perennial bed. This tidy mound of dark burgundy-purple leaves on thornless stems can be used as an accent plant or a dramatic mass planting.
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Once established, seldom needs watering. In hot or dry climates, supplemental watering is required.

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Botanical Pronunciationwy-GEE-la FLOR-ih-duh
Average Size at Maturity10 to 12 inches tall, up to 24 inches wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasUse in shrub borders, grouping, masses, as a specimen or in containers (plant in ground in spring). Very nice along walkways or other narrow sites.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, seldom needs watering. In hot or dry climates, supplemental watering is required.

Prefers well-drained soils but is extremely adaptable to other soil types. Pruning is best done immediately after flowering; little pruning is needed. Fertilize in early spring with a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. This is a slow growing plant and may need a year in the landscape before it grows noticeably.

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