Sonic Bloom Red Weigela
Who can resist an endless bounty of cherry red flowers? We definitely can't! The Sonic Boom Red Weigela blooms and reblooms from spring through fall with no deadheading required!
Add a perfect pop of color to your landscape for 3 seasons with the hardy and stunning Sonic Boom Weigela. Butterflies and Hummingbirds will flock to your colorful yard.
The Sonic Boom Red Weigela thrives in full to part sun and is adaptable to any well-draining soil. This weigela is deer resistant and very easy to grow. While it performs best in moist soil the Sonic Boom Weigela is drought tolerant once established. This weigela is prized by the novice and the avid gardener alike for its beauty and low maintenance care.
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Where Should I Plant A Sonic Bloom Weigela?
Pick a spot with well drained soil and full sun to part shade conditions in grow zones 4-9.
How To Prune This Weigela
If you want to prune your weigela do so after flowering has ceased.
How To Fertilize This Shrub
Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer in spring after the chance of frost has passed.
As long as you avoid extreme temps you can plant your Sonic Boom Red Weigela almost anytime from spring through fall.
This Weigela thrives in full to part sun and is adaptable to any moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply when planting and 2 times per week for the first 3 months while your plant is establishing. Once established, weigelas are drought tolerant. However, they will perform best if you keep your weigela watered once weekly when there is no rain in spring and summer. Add 2-3 inches of mulch to prevent weeds and help keep the soil moist. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer in spring after the chance of frost has passed. If you want to prune your weigela do so after flowering has ceased. Weigelas are deer resistant.
The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success. Scale and mealy bugs are insects that can be treated naturally with neem oil, or insecticidal soap. For severe infections you can use pesticides like carbaryl, also known as Sevin. Weigelas can, on occasion, encounter fungal issues. Generally, treating after infection isn't extremely effective, so if you have problems yearly treat in early spring with fungicides to prevent infection. Neem Oil is an organic method of treating and preventing some fungal diseases and pests. It can be effective, but the entire plant must be coated in order for this method to be effective.