Midnight Wine® Weigela
Weigela florida 'Elvera' PP #12,217; CPBR #2643
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, seldom needs watering. In hot or dry climates, supplemental watering is required.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||wy-GEE-la FLOR-ih-duh|
|Average Size at Maturity||10 to 12 inches tall, up to 24 inches wide.|
|Design Ideas||Use in shrub borders, grouping, masses, as a specimen or in containers (plant in ground in spring). Very nice along walkways or other narrow sites.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Once 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8