Weigela florida 'Java Red'

Old Fashioned Weigela

This large group of deciduous shrubs is valued for their massive display of late-spring, tubular-shaped flowers. The most common species is the Old Fashioned Weigela, though several hundred cultivars and hybrids are available. Prune to encourage compact growth and prevent legginess. Blossoms are borne on 1-year-old branches, so prune heavily during or just after flowering to encourage next year's blossoms. Unattractive when blooms are gone.
Weigela florida, Old Fashioned Weigela
A compact, wide, mounding Weigela with deep green leaves tinted purplish-red. When in bloom, the carmine-red buds open to deep pink flowers.

Attributes - Weigela florida 'Java Red'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Pink, Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 6 ft. to 8 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Black Spot, Root Rot.

Related Plants

Weigela florida, Weigela florida 'Minuet', Weigela florida 'Pink Princess', Weigela florida 'Red Prince', Weigela florida 'Variegata'
 
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