Red Prince Weigela
Weigela florida 'Red Prince'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||wy-GEE-la FLOR-ih-duh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||The dark foliage and red flowers of this shrub make a bold statement in the landscape. Include it in the sunny mixed border, where it combines well with perennials and other shrubs.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Bold Red Summer Flowers|
Prefers well-drained soils but highly adaptable to other soil types. Thrives in full sun in northern areas to part shade in hot summer climates. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8