SONIC BLOOM® Red Weigela

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Exposure: Full Sun Height: 4-5' Width/Spread: 4-5'

A very strong Long blooming weigela, it will flower in spring and then throughout the summer without deadheading. The lipstick-red flowers add bold color to landscapes all season long. This variety has a nice, compact habit with good branching.


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Light: It gets the best foliage color and highest bloom count in full sun.

Soil: Adaptable to most soils, except those that stay wet.

Water: Average water needs.

Fertilizing: Nothing special required. If desired, you may apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants in late winter/early spring when the soil is workable.

Pruning: Rejuvenation pruning every 3 to 5 years is recommended ā€“ this is the process of removing 1/3 of the thickest branches all the way to the ground. Maintains its habit naturally, no need to prune to shape.

Other: Makes a great cut flower or foliage filler for arrangements.

Botanical Name

Weigela florida 'Verweig-6' PP#25,132, CBR#4716

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Green

Height

4-5'

Width/Spread

4-5'

Exposure

Full Sun

Soil

Moist

Season of Interest

Spring; Summer to Fall

Uses

Borders, Foundations

Features

Alkaline soil, Attracts pollinators, Clay soil, Deer resistant, Long blooming

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