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Sonic Bloom® Pink Reblooming Weigela Weigela florida

(8 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
60" 60"
Height
48 - 60"
Spread
48 - 60"

This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 8

Hardy Zones

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.

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  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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  • Details

    Features

    This is a humdinger of a weigela!  Sonic Bloom® weigela are the strongest rebloomers ever seen in weigela.  Loads of hot pink flowers in May are followed by waves of blooms until frost.  No deadheading is needed to see strong reblooming through summer and fall.

    Sonic Bloom® is a registered trademark of the Syngenta Company.

    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Attracts: 
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Spacing: 
    60 - 72 Inches
    Spread: 
    48 - 60 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Shrub borders; mixed borders; foundation plantings

    Maintenance 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® Pink Weigela florida 'Bokrasopin' USPP 24,572, Can 4,597
  • 8 Reviews

    • I have two Sonic bloom weigelas. They bloom in the spring and that is it! I have not had any blooms on them the rest of this year. They are about 3 years old and look healthy. They are a bit in the shade. Not sure they are getting enough full sunlight. Any suggestions?> I was thinking about moving them. Is it best to transplant in the fall or spring?> Judy

      Judy packer
      Pennsylvania
      United States
      2 weeks ago
      Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    • I never expect plants to match photos on packaging or advertising, but I figured if these looked half as good as the photos online I'd be happy. Planted six starter quarts of these last May (2018). The plants were ordered through a third party website (recommended) and were in good shape with a few blooms. Did well throughout last summer with consistent water/feed, and put on new blooms here and there into September. 4 out 6 put on really solid growth, with one getting subpar light and the other fighting back against damage that took out half the plant. I'm writing in June of year two and I am surprised and pleased to report that these plants flower ever bit as prolifically as the photos indicate. I would dare say the one that gets the best light looks even better than the plant on the tag. Having 6 in close proximity with different light conditions (ringed around a tree) it is clear that some are much bigger than others, but they are all blooming like crazy. Eager to see if they go this hard all summer or if they trail off.

      Frank Panella
      New York
      United States
      11 weeks ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Planted several of these last year. They did fine. This year, WOW! They are spectacular!!! Highly recommend. The colors are vibrant!

      Kelliq
      Arkansas
      United States
      18 weeks ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • Planted several of these last year. They did fine. This year, WOW! They are spectacular!!! Highly recommend. The colors are vibrant!

      Kelliq
      Arkansas
      United States
      18 weeks ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • Planted this late in the fall, had a brutal winter of ice and unusually cold temperatures. Both of my Sonic Blooms came through with NO dead branches, and have bloomed since late April/early May (it is now almost June). Absolutely covered with pink blossoms. I will definitely be adding more of these to my landscape.

      Susan Johnson
      Kentucky
      United States
      5 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Planted this late in the fall, had a brutal winter of ice and unusually cold temperatures. Both of my Sonic Blooms came through with NO dead branches, and have bloomed since late April/early May (it is now almost June). Absolutely covered with pink blossoms. I will definitely be adding more of these to my landscape.

      Susan Johnson
      Kentucky
      United States
      5 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • The only reason I didn't choose the highest rating is because I can't say this is my absolute favorite out of all the plants I have, but it is definitely among my favorites. I do not have a single complaint about this Weigela! I purchased a one gallon size from a local nursery mid-summer last year (2013) and planted it in the corner of a raised L-shaped bed that surrounds our deck. It is definitely a statement piece and I thoroughly enjoy it! Even though I planted it late in the season last year, I was rewarded for my purchase with a slew of pretty, deep pink blooms! I was quite worried about the poor thing over the winter. I live in a suburb north of Indianapolis and we had a VERY harsh winter this year. I was worried that maybe it wouldn't make it through the winter since it was so newly planted, but it was one of the first plants to sprout leaves this spring and it already (it is early May) has flower buds ALL OVER IT that should begin opening this weekend or early next week. I am very excited to see the beautiful blooms popping up all through the summer. I like this Weigela so much that I plan to incorporate at least one, if not two, into the re-design of our front yard landscaping.

      Jennifer
      Indiana
      United States
      5 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • I am very excited to see there is a new Weigela which blooms so long! I am always sad when the blooming is over! An extremely hardy plant/shrub!

      Mary Beth
      Wisconsin
      United States
      6 years ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
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