Weigela Wine and Roses
Weigela 'Wine and Roses' Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

Weigela

Weigela' Wine and Roses' is a dense, rounded shrub that is notable for its beautiful dark burgundy purple foliage and the profusion of reddish pink funnel-shaped flowers that are produced in the spring. It does produce some flowers throughout the summer on new growth. It is a versatile shrub that can be used in mixed borders, as a hedge, in foundation plantings and in mass plantings. The flowering branches are lovely for cutting.

  • Height: 122 - 132cm - (48-52 in)
  • Spread: 122 - 132cm - (48-52 in)
  • Hardiness: Zone 4
  • Sun or Shade: sun to light shade
  • Bloom Time: early summer
  • Leaf Colour: burgundy-purple
  • Bloom Colour: reddish-pink
  • Critter Resistance: deer
  • Nature Attraction: hummingbirds,butterflies

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Weigela 'Wine and Roses' is an easy care shrub that is adaptable to a range of soil conditions. It is happiest in average well drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate very light shade. It is also tolerant of clay soil. It should be pruned after flowering to shape the plant. It is fast growing and very trouble free.