Plant the Wine and Roses Weigela shrubs if you want striking foliage throughout the growing season. The Wine and Roses are red leaved flowering shrub with Intense rosy-pink colored flowers that pop out against its dark burgundy foliage! This weigela shrub shines from spring to fall by combining colorful foliage and intensely colored, funnel shaped flowers.
Try combining Wine & Roses® Weigela Shrubs with Shasta Daisy or Russian Sage. The results will simply amaze you. As a garden shrub, Wine & Roses® is strong growing flowering shrub with no serious insect of disease problems. Reaching a mature height of four to five feet, it may be easily trimmed to maintain lower height making it perfect for small yards. It can be used as a privacy hedge, as a foundation shrub or it can be effectively integrated into a shrub or perennial border to provide season long color. It's also perfect for use in a Hummingbird garden or cut flower garden. Like many early season flowering shrubs, a light shearing after it blooms in mid-spring will often be rewarded with a second bloom.
To achieve its best foliage color it is essential to plant Wine & Roses® Weigela in full sun. Sunlight brings out the dark pigments that gives the Wine and Roses® it dark purple leaf color.
Wine & Roses® Weigela florida 'Alexandra' PP: 10772 Can. Can.: 2642