Red Prince Weigela

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

SKU
7652
Compact, mounding shrub displays nonfading rich red flowers featured against dark green leaves. Useful in a background planting, flowering screen or in shrub borders. Deciduous. Full sun. Moderate grower to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide. Cutting grown.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationwy-GEE-la FLOR-ih-duh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Design IdeasThe 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureBold 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.

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