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Spilled Wine® 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
36" 36"
Height
24 - 36"
Spread
24 - 36"
  • Details

    Features

    Beautiful and versatile!

    Spilled Wine® weigela shares the fabulous deep purple foliage and bright pink flowers of the classic Wine & Roses® weigela but in a smaller size. This useful plant grows wider than tall, making it the perfect choice for edging beds or walkways and for incorporating under windows in your landscaping. Like all weigela, it is deer resistant and very easy to care for.

    Top reasons to grow Spilled Wine® weigela:

    - Very colorful even when not in bloom

    - Dwarf, wider-than-tall habit has many uses in the landscape

    - Deer resistant

    Best Seller
    Foliage Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Small or Miniature

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Purple
    Foliage Shade: 
    Black/Purple
    Habit: 
    Spreading
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Spring
    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: 

    Mixed borders; foundation plantings; mass plantings.

    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. Medium moisture. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application.

     

    Here is a nice comparison of our entire Wine series of weigela.

    Spilled Wine® Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi' USPP 23,781, Can 4,655
  • 19 Reviews

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    • I planted two quarts two summers ago. It came with some leaves. I got no blossomes the first year. Last year, I got some blossoms for a brief time. The problem is - I still have two quart plants. I, seriously, don't think either one of them have gained an inch in height. The branches are all knubby instead of smooth like I'm used to weigela being. I supposed that could be normal for this cultivar, but it looks like it's dead, although it's springy. It's just what I needed for a certain spot, so I'm really disappointed. It's in full sun in zone 5 and gets watered sufficiently, but there's no height and the roots aren't spreading out. I wish someone could tell me what I'm doing wrong!

      Soni Biehl
      , Maine
      , United States
      , 6 min ago
    • I bought 2 spilled wine last year at the end of August, early September. I was really looking forward to my first spring bloom. Well, the rabbits have chewed them both back severely over the fall and winter. Not much but a few short, bare stems left. So far this March, no signs of life. I’ll wait until the end of April and hope to see a few buds and leaves starting.

      Jean
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 2 weeks ago
    • I bought 2 spilled wine last year at the end of August, early September. I was really looking forward to my first spring bloom. Well, the rabbits have chewed them both back severely over the fall and winter. Not much but a few short, bare stems left. So far this March, no signs of life. I’ll wait until the end of April and hope to see a few buds and leaves starting.

      Jean
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 2 weeks ago
    • I bought 2 spilled wine last year at the end of August, early September. I was really looking forward to my first spring bloom. Well, the rabbits have chewed them both back severely over the fall and winter. Not much but a few short, bare stems left. So far this March, no signs of life. I’ll wait until the end of April and hope to see a few buds and leaves starting.

      Jean
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 2 weeks ago
    • I bought 2 spilled wine last year at the end of August, early September. I was really looking forward to my first spring bloom. Well, the rabbits have chewed them both back severely over the fall and winter. Not much but a few short, bare stems left. So far this March, no signs of life. I’ll wait until the end of April and hope to see a few buds and leaves starting.

      Jean
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 2 weeks ago
    • I bought this last year, and it did well. The flowers weren't as bright as I hoped, but it's a nice shrub. Foliage seems to be doing well this year, but I didn't get any flowers. I'm tempted to get rid of it and find a native replacement, but I'll give through next spring to see what happens.

      Brian Welsch
      , South Carolina
      , United States
      , 27 weeks ago
    • I bought this last year, and it did well. The flowers weren't as bright as I hoped, but it's a nice shrub. Foliage seems to be doing well this year, but I didn't get any flowers. I'm tempted to get rid of it and find a native replacement, but I'll give through next spring to see what happens.

      Brian Welsch
      , South Carolina
      , United States
      , 27 weeks ago
    • Planted a Wine and Roses with huge success. Planted about 6 more with various success 2 years later. Suspect soil responsible for variation in plant growth but all producing well. Tried 3 off these for in front of the front porch. Had to mail order as couldn't locate them locally any morr. Came with no dirt, common shipping method. All looked to die off over winter. One did. The other two took months to come back. Looks good now. Will have to see what happens spring next year before I replace the dead one.

      Robert Jackson
      , Georgia
      , United States
      , 37 weeks ago
    • I bought this plant three years ago and it has bloomed for me right from the start ! I highly recommend this small shrub to everyone.

      Debra Robinson
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 41 weeks ago
    • I love this plant! I"m sorry to hear some of the others have had problems with theirs, but as for me, I love it! Bloomed right away and has performed wonderfully for the last three years. I highly recommend this to everyone

      Debra Robinson
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 41 weeks ago
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