Botanical name: Weigela florida 'Minor Black'
Other names: Weigela 'Minor Black', Weigela florida 'Verweig 3', Weigela 'Verweig 3'
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
Specific pests: Leaf and bud eelworms
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
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...
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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