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Sonic Bloom® Pink Reblooming Weigela Weigela florida

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"
  • 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
  • 12 Reviews

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    • Plant seems ok, looks good will see how it performs. However, I paid MORE than double for the price for the same exact plant from proven winners at Lowe’s. 1 gallon Proven Winners at Lowe’s $17.88 What I paid for 1 gallon proven winners direct $37.99 Plus I could have paid $24.99 at Lowe’s and received the 2 gallon! I’m very disappointed they would not refund me the difference stating “ It is not our policy to refund the difference between the nursery plants and the plants online.”

      Stephanie Garcia
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 14 weeks ago
    • Plant seems ok, looks good will see how it performs. However, I paid MORE than double for the price for the same exact plant from proven winners at Lowe’s. 1 gallon Proven Winners at Lowe’s $17.88 What I paid for 1 gallon proven winners direct $37.99 Plus I could have paid $24.99 at Lowe’s and received the 2 gallon! I’m very disappointed they would not refund me the difference stating “ It is not our policy to refund the difference between the nursery plants and the plants online.”

      Stephanie Garcia
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 14 weeks ago
    • We love our Super Sonics! The bloom is a gorgeous bright hot pink up against the green leaves it's outstanding!!! We've had them a few years now and they are just rocking along. Highly recommend. We are zone 7B. A few of ours had some dead we had to cut back, but no big deal at all.

      Kelli Culpepper
      , Arkansas
      , United States
      , 21 weeks ago
    • I purchased this weigela in early May last year and it was a tiny little thing when it arrived and I was worried. However, it almost tripled in size during the summer and gave me fresh blooms in the Fall. Unfortunately, I'm looking at it now in the Spring almost a year later and it's dead. All of the stems have no green inside of them when snipped. By now it should be starting to swell with blooms for the Spring. Guess it couldn't take our cold Chicago winter. Very disappointed.

      Dee Henderson
      , Illinois
      , United States
      , 23 weeks ago
    • 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
      , 1 year ago
    • 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
      , 1 year ago
    • 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
      , 1 year ago
    • 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
      , 1 year ago
    • 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
      , 6 years ago
    • 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
      , 6 years ago
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