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.
Wine & Roses® Weigela florida 'Alexandra' PP: 10772 Can. Can.: 2642
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.