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Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

Full sun
blooms in early summer with red trumpet shaped flowers, likely to flower again in late summer
prune in summer
Arching branches have bright green foliage
5-6’ tall and wide
Hardy to -30º. Zone 4-8
Average Height: 1-2 feet
Hardiness: Zones 4-8
Aspect: full sun to some shade
Plant Spacing: 5 feet apart

A super fast growing shrub, ‘Red Prince’ Weigela produces deep red blooms in late spring and early summer. The flowers are very similar to those of Azaleas but Weigela are often larger plants and bloom more heavily. Weigela are also far less fussy than Azaleas and are a good alternative for low maintenance gardens.

Weigela look their best when they are pruned young. If left alone they will grow fairly large, up to five or six feet tall, but can also be kept compact as short as three feet in height with summer pruning. Weigela bloom mostly on old wood but will produce some flowers all year long on new wood.

This planting is in the Lot periphery garden .

Purchased from Countryside Landscapes

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Quantity: 5

Plant Weigela Weigela florida 139


Care Instructions

normally grows to a max height of 2.44 feet (that's 75.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5a) is within the ideal range for Weigela. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 8.

More information about Weigela florida 'Red Prince' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Weigela florida 'Red Prince' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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