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Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' (Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.8m
Max height
1.8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses'

Other names

Weigela florida 'Alexandra' , Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses'

Genus

Weigela Weigela

Variety or Cultivar

Wine and Roses _ Wine and Roses is a large deciduous shrub with purple-tinted ovate leaves that deepen in colour as they age. In late spring to early summer, it bears clusters of pink tubular flowers.


Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' is: Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage

Purple in Spring; Purple in Summer

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.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' (Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' ) will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in most moist but well-drained fertile soil in sun or part 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 Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses'

Other names

Weigela florida 'Alexandra' , Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses'

Genus

Weigela Weigela

Variety or Cultivar

Wine and Roses _ Wine and Roses is a large deciduous shrub with purple-tinted ovate leaves that deepen in colour as they age. In late spring to early summer, it bears clusters of pink tubular flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Rounded


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer

Foliage

Purple in Spring; Purple in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Responds well to hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' (Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses' ) will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in most moist but well-drained fertile soil in sun or part 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 Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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