My Monet is well-named. The leaves here are small, and begin pinkish, but then evolve to green with cream colored edges. Meanwhile, the blooms are a beautiful pink--a Monet-style garden on one neat plant! Why Weigelas are some of the most popular shrubs in the US:
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!
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Mid to late spring
Variegated leaves - they emerge pinkish and change to green with cream edges.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Average, Well Draining
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