Wine & Roses® Weigela
|Adaptable, Well Drained
If your looking for something different and amazing, this shrub is it. It has tons of dark purple foliage and not just when it is blooming. The purple wine-colored foliage is absolutely phenomenal and stands out in any landscape. The vibrant pink flowers bloom all spring and attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Then, it blooms again during the summer.
Like other weigelas, this plant is tough and stands up to the elements with minimal care. It is deer and rabbit resistant, adaptable, versatile, and drought tolerant.
- Amazing color. The deep purple leaves and bright pink flowers add exciting and bold color to your yard.
- Blooms twice! Expect pink blooms in spring and then again during the summer.
- Versatile in the landscape. Wine and Roses Weigela looks beautiful in groups or by itself. This bush is lovely in foundation plantings, mixed beds, and borders. Try it in a hedge and you will love it!
- Super hardy plant. These plants are semi-evergreen, drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant, cold hardy, and no maintenance once established. They are adaptable to any well-drained soil.
Consider the Wine and Roses Weigela with awesome color and extraordinary ease of care, these delightful shrubs are sure to sell out fast! Order yours today!
How To Prune Wine and Roses Weigela
This larger Weigela doesn’t need to be pruned. However, if you would like to prune your Weigela, prune it after the bloom period has ended for best results. You can use pruners to thin it out and keep it more natual, or using hedge shears for a more manicured appearance.
What Are Good Companion Plants For This Weigela?
Ligustrum, hydrangeas and evergreens make perfect companion plants for the wine and roses variety of the weigelas which is great as a border plant or to line walkways.
By placing this shrub next to a privacy hedge or gardenia will really make a pop of color.
Where Should I Plant This Shrub?
Plant this adaptable weigela in a spot with well drained soil and full sun conditions. Don't forget to leave it room to grow since it will reach 4-6 feet. You can always shear it back or prune, but it will try it get back up to its natural size.
Would this Weigela make a good privacy hedge?
Absolutely! Since it will get 4-6 feet tall and wide, it makes a great privacy hedge that doesn't get so large like a green giant tree would.
For privacy tree planting, plant each shrub 6 feet apart on center.
This Weigela is very easy to grow. It is deer resistant, drought-tolerant, and no maintenance once the roots are established.
This plant grows best in full sun and well-drained soil.
Water Weigelas deeply when planting and 2 times per week for the first 2 to 3 months while they are establishing. Once established, Weigelas are drought tolerant and only need to be watered in areas that are very hot or dry. We don't suggest this variety in containers due to the size they will become.
Add 1 to 2 inches of mulch after planting to prevent weeds, protect your plant's roots in extreme temperatures, and reduce watering needs.
Fertilize with our balanced slow-release fertilizer in spring. Fertilize it again in early fall if your soil is poor.
This Weigela can be pruned or sheared. However, if you would like to prune your wine and roses Weigela, prune it after the bloom period has ended for best results.
Wine and Roses Weigela is a phenomenal flowering bush for the home landscape. This large weigela grows 4 to 6 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide, growing wider than it is tall.
Plant it in clusters for loads of color or as an accent shrub for a pop of color in mixed beds, borders, and foundation plantings. It looks awesome in large natural areas.
For additional options, be sure to browse our entire Weigela collection.