I planted several of these in spring 2018, in a very hot location. Full sun exposure until evening, next to a fence that reflects even more heat onto them. They have done very well considering where I put them, blooming quite nicely. I nearly lost them the first summer due to an irrigation failure during the hottest part of the summer. Summers hit 100F, extremely low humidity. Winters to 0F & below. The colors in the pictures are spot-on.
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).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 8
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
My Current Zone
White flowers change to pink. Reblooms until frost without deadheading. Attracts hummingbirds.Continuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingDeadheading Not NecessaryAttracts:Hummingbirds
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:48 - 60 InchesSpacing:60 - 72 InchesSpread:48 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:Flowers open whiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerBloom Time:Early FallBloom Time:Mid FallBloom Time:Early SpringBloom Time:Late FallBloom Time:Mid SpringBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:LandscapeMaintenance Notes:
Prefers well-drained soils but fairly adaptable to other soil types. If necessary, prune immediately after the spring bloom. Best flowering occurs in full sun, but light shade isn't harmful, particularly in warmer climates.
If desired, fertilize in early spring with a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants, like a rose fertilizer.
Sonic Bloom® Pearl is a humdinger of a weigela! Sonic Bloom plants have the strongest reblooming seen on weigela, blooming in May and reblooming until frost. The flowers open pure white with a yellow throat and then change to pink, giving you multiple colors on a single plant The flowers really pop against the bright green foliage.
Sonic Bloom® is a registered trademark of the Syngenta Company.Sonic Bloom® Pearl Weigela florida 'Bokrasopea' USPP 24,585, Can 4,598
Monkeee2002, Idaho, United States, 2 weeks ago
Planted three of these last year. Wow!!! Fabulous. Survived hot dry summer (2017) and extra cold (7 degrees for several days) winter. They are all blooming and very healthy.Kelliq81, Arkansas, United States, 1 year ago
I planted this in 2015, even after a long hot summer and being buried under snow all winter, this spring it has come up with lots of new growth. I am excited to see if it blooms next yearJennifer Winship, British Columbia, Canada, 3 years ago
This is just a beautiful bush, although quite small when planted last year, it grew and bloomed non stop until late fall. Size didnt seem to matter. I have now ordered another one, in red. I recommend this bush if you like plants that dont need a lot of pampering but enhance your garden for a long season.Kari Olson, Wisconsin, United States, 6 years ago