Create bold, contrasting color with Merlot Rose. This easy-to-grow shrub boasts charming, pink blooms offset by bronze foliage. Not only hummingbirds and butterflies love these shrubs; gardeners do too. And there are good reasons. In addition to its spectacular bloom in late spring and early summer and its handsome foliage all season long, plant expert Tim Wood says it best, Adaptable to many soil types, its hardy to USDA zone 4 and has no serious pest problems. Its easy to propagate, easy to grow and presents itself well in a container. In a word, its reliable! The only requirement of this plant is that it requires full sun to produce copious flowers. The problem with Weigela is deciding which cultivar to grow, with over 80 to choose from! During its flowering season, its a bloom machine!
5, 6, 7, 8
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
|Estimated Mature Spread|
36-48"wide (3-4' wide)
Mid to late spring
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Average, Well Draining
Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Containers
Spring / Summer
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