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Weigela florida 'Minor Black' (Weigela 'Minor Black')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.75m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.75m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Weigela florida 'Minor Black'

Other names: Weigela 'Minor Black', Weigela florida 'Verweig 3', Weigela 'Verweig 3'

Genus: Weigela Weigela

Variety or Cultivar: 'Minor Black' _ 'Minor Black' is a compact, rounded, deciduous shrub with narrowly elliptic, bronze-flushed, dark purple leaves, dark purple when young, and funnel-shaped, rose-pink flowers from late spring into summer.


Weigela florida 'Minor Black' is: Deciduous

Flower: Rose-pink in Spring; Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-purple in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn

Habit: Rounded

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf and bud eelworms Leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Responds well to hard pruning. Hard pruning after flowering will produce the best autumn colour.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Weigela florida 'Minor Black' (Weigela 'Minor Black') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Prefers slightly acid soil but will easily tolerate most moist but well-drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Will tolerate full shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Weigela florida 'Minor Black'

Other names: Weigela 'Minor Black', Weigela florida 'Verweig 3', Weigela 'Verweig 3'

Genus: Weigela Weigela

Variety or Cultivar: 'Minor Black' _ 'Minor Black' is a compact, rounded, deciduous shrub with narrowly elliptic, bronze-flushed, dark purple leaves, dark purple when young, and funnel-shaped, rose-pink flowers from late spring into summer.


Weigela florida 'Minor Black' is: Deciduous

Flower: Rose-pink in Spring; Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage: Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-purple in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn

Habit: Rounded

Watch out for

Specific pests: Leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Responds well to hard pruning. Hard pruning after flowering will produce the best autumn colour.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Weigela florida 'Minor Black' (Weigela 'Minor Black') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Prefers slightly acid soil but will easily tolerate most moist but well-drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Will tolerate full shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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