Midnight Wine Shine® Weigela florida
Everything you love about Midnight Wine®, but with more va-voom than ever! It has darker, shinier leaves which make a huge impact in the landscape from spring to fall. And as for autumn, you'll be relieved to hear that it has had displayed much better hardiness when it comes to tip die-back. Find it in better garden centers anywhere, starting in 2022 and beyond.
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:Sun
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).Maintenance 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