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Pink Weigelia

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Latin Name- Weigela Florida Pink Hardy Planting Zone- 4-8 Mature Height- 6-8 ft Width- 48 inches Sun or Shade- Full Sun

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Pink Weigelia Shrub

Pink Weigela Shrub - Weigela florida. Pink weigela gets its name from the full pink blossoms that cover the shrub during springtime and continue to sprout sporadically until frost. These flowers have five lobes, and they range from medium to hot pink in the shade. They have a mounded appearance with variegated green leaves. When mature, the shrub usually is about 5 feet tall, but it can reach up to 10 feet in height and diameter. It is a very low maintenance shrub that does best in full sun but will tolerate moderate shade. Pink weigela is very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.

Pink Weigelia Shrub is round, and dense in shape. The foliage is medium green in color. The flowers on this shrub are shaped like a trumpet. The flowers on this shrub are a pink pastel color. The flowers that grow on this bush are beautiful. This is an excellent shrub to use for mass planting. It is also an attractive shrub to for borders on your property, or garden. It is a neat shrub to grow in groups. It would even look pretty in a garden with average soil. Though not to worry this shrub can adapt to the ground where you choose to plant it. This type of shrub can adjust to a wide range of soil conditions. You can plant this bush in groups, or by itself. It will do well in any garden, or as a border. The Pink Weigela is also known as the Weeping Weigela. It has abundant trumpet-shaped flowers on its naturally arching branches, with colors varying from pastel pink to deep rose. It tends to bloom in late spring or early summer. This perennial shrub is one of the most natural plants to care for and will flower for many years with only a little attention. It can withstand a variety of conditions. Pruning should be done in mid- to late summer after flowering is done and the blooms begin to fade, and should primarily be to remove old or dying branches to make room for new growth. It is lovely to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Pink Weigelia is most often found in gardens and landscape designs because of its stunning pink flowers and dark purplish foliage. It is a simple and worthy addition to any landscape or flowerbed. The shrub is often used as a border along the edges of flower beds, near walkways and against structures. Its flowers grow in clusters on spray-like branches. The plant's blooms are vibrant shades of rosy pink that add color and interest to any garden. The blossoms are plentiful during the spring season and flower more sporadically during the summer months. The shrub grows well in the shade, but the blooms thrive in abundant sunshine and stay pretty longer. During the peak flowering season, the plant can have so many blossoms it is impossible to see the foliage underneath.

Pink Weigelia, a member of the honeysuckle family, has many advantages for cultivators, which makes it an ideal shrub in landscape designs. It's a tough and hardy plant and adapts well to varying climates and growing conditions. Also, the shrub doesn't require a lot of time and care. Pink Weigela is one of the most stunning ornamental bushes when in full bloom. They all shoot out large clusters of pink flowers that can make a remarkable feature or hedge element in any landscaping project. Your specific growth needs will depend on the particular cultivar you choose. Larger varietals will require more room to grow when you place them, as some can spread up to ten feet if left to grow. Clay to silty soils are preferable, but they can be fortunate in composted or bedding soil, so long as it is moist and well-drained. They love full sun, but they can take a little partial shade during the day. The more sun it has, though, the more impressive its blooms will be. It works well with others, so it can be mixed in with different flowering shrubs to provide seasonal contrast. They should be fertilized once every year with a balanced plant food in late winter to offer full blooms in spring. Weigela will bloom from April through June. Maintenance is relatively simple with Weigela. Younger bushes do not require much in the way of trimming, other than for shape. As they mature, they will need some pruning in late winter to make room for new growth. That new growth is where a lot of blossoms will happen, so pruning and feeding before the bush greens in spring is key to getting the most out of its spectacular there are no significant insect or disease issues with Weigela, another reason it is easy to maintain. It is also known to attract hummingbirds. The wide varieties and versatility of this particular bush make it extremely useful in many aspects of landscaping and horticulture.

 

 

 

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Pink Weigelia