Midnight Wine Shine® Weigela florida
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Top reasons to grow Midnight Wine Shine® weigela:
- Very dark, glossy foliage to keep the landscape interesting well past fall bloom.
- Excellent hardiness.
- Petite habit fits nicely into most landscapes.Foliage InterestResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:12 - 18 InchesSpacing:24 - 30 InchesSpread:24 - 30 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:PinkFoliage Colors:PurpleFoliage Shade:Blend of purple, green, and blackHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in shrub borders, grouping, masses, as a specimen or in containers (plant in ground in spring.) Very nice along walkways or other narrow sites.Maintenance Notes:
Prefers well-drained soils but is extremely adaptable to other soil types. Pruning is best done immediately after flowering; little pruning is needed.
Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. This is a slow growing plant and may need a year in the landscape before it grows noticeably.Midnight Wine Shine® Weigela florida 'SMNWFMS' USPP 26,922, Can 5,944