Rosy pink flowers appear in late spring and often rebloom in summer. Rich dark purple foliage all summer. Season long color. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds.
Shrub borders, grouping, masses, specimen plants, and containers (plant in ground in fall.) This makes an excellent mass planting, and can also be used as a cut flower.
Prefers well-drained soils but fairly adaptable to other soil types. It is best to prune immediately after flowering. Will flower sporadically on current season’s growth. Medium moisture. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application.
Isn’t it romantic! Rosy-pink flowers add a touch of romance when displayed against the dark glossy foliage. The foliage is much darker than that of older varieties like ‘Java Red’. It contrasts beautifully with the rosy-pink flowers, making for a high impact display in the garden. This variety produces copious amounts of flowers in spring, and will re-bloom throughout the summer. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds! Try using Wine & Roses weigela’s colorful branches in flower arrangements. It can also be enjoyed as an accent plant or used for a dramatic mass planting. It is fast growing and trouble free, making it an easy way to add season long color to the garden.
Here is a nice comparison of our entire Wine series of weigela.
Wine & Roses® Weigela florida ‘Alexandra’ USPP 10,772, Can 2,642