Red Weigela

$3699

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3-4'

Red Weigela

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Red Weigela A Beautiful and Versatile Shrub

Red Weigela is a popular shrub known for its striking crimson-red flowers that bloom in late Spring 2024 and early summer. This deciduous shrub can grow up to 10 feet tall, making it an excellent addition to any landscape as a focal point or a hedge. This article will explore Red Weigela's features, growing requirements, and maintenance.

Features of Red Weigela

The Red Weigela is known for its showy and tubular-shaped flowers, ranging from bright red to deep burgundy. The flowers appear in clusters along the branches, attracting hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. The shrub has dark green leaves that turn yellow or orange in the Fall (End of October). Red Weigela is a hardy shrub that can tolerate many different soils, making it an excellent choice for gardeners.

Growing Requirements For Red Weigela

Red Weigela thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil with a pH of 6.0 to 7.5. The shrub can grow in a wide range of temperatures, but it does best in areas with cool summers and cold winters. Red Weigela is a low-maintenance plant that requires regular watering during the first few years of growth. After that, it can withstand periods of drought. Fertilizing the shrub in early Spring 2024 and late Fall (End of October) will help promote healthy growth and flowering.

Maintenance

Red Weigela is a relatively low-maintenance shrub, but primary care is necessary to keep it healthy and to look its best. Pruning is essential to remove dead branches and shape the shrub. It's best to prune Red Weigela immediately after flowering to avoid cutting off next year's blooms. Regular mulching around the base of the shrub will help retain moisture and control weeds.

In conclusion, Red Weigela is a beautiful, versatile shrub that adds color and interest to any garden. With its striking red flowers and ease of care, it's no wonder this plant is a favorite among gardeners. Red Weigela impresses whether used as a focal point or as part of a hedge.

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Red weigela — Weigela Florida The red weigela is a deciduous shrub that grows from 6 to 9 feet tall and as tall as it’s comprehensive. Red weigela, one of a large family of shrubs native to East Asia, is prized for its intensely scarlet, trumpet-shaped blooms. These flowers make the weigela an excellent shrub for attracting hummingbirds.


 When the shrubs are planted together, they make a lovely hedge. It’s also stunningly planted in groups or as part of a border. The shrub does best in hardiness zones 4 to 8. It should be planted in an area with full sun for the best flowers and foliage, though it can stand a little shade. Red weigela should have a medium amount of water, which for this plant means a deep and thorough watering once a week.

 It may need more if it’s planted in a hot, dry area or in a place where the soil drains quickly. Though the best soil for a red weigela is well-drained, it can tolerate heavy and clay soil. The weigela is a moderately fast-growing shrub and does not need that much maintenance, though it needs to be protected from cold winds that blow in from the north.

 It must only be fertilized once in early spring before the flowers bloom. The shrub should be pruned right after the flowers fade. Some shrubs have a late flowering in late summer or early fall. One attribute that makes gardeners love the red weigela is that its flowers retain fiery red throughout the season and do not fade. 

The four 1/2-inch long leaves are oval in shape and medium green. Another reason why the red weigela is popular is that it is somewhat pest and disease-resistant. Red weigela is shipped as a bare-root plant.

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