Red Cardinal Weigela

Flowers the Very First Year

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Red Cardinal Weigela

Flowers the Very First Year

A fast bloomer! Bell-shaped crimson blossoms cover the sweeping branches early summer to frost by the very first summer. Grows 6-8 ft. tall. Best in full sun. Bareroot. Zones 4-9. 2-3 ft bareroot.
This plant attracts butterflies.
I'm gardening elsewhere.

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  • Botanical Name: Weigela florida 'Vanicekii'; Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Height: 6 - 8 Feet
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet.
  • Depth:Soak roots 2 - 6 hours before planting and plant so stain on trunk is at same level as previously planted.
  • Spread:8 - 10 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Color: Rosy-red blossoms.
  • Size: 2-3' Bareroot
  • Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Zone: 4 - 8 (-20° F.).
  • Form: Shrub, deciduous, weigela.
  • Flower Form: Funnel-shaped flowers in clusters. Ocassionally will bloom throughout the season.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune if needed after flowering. Dead or damaged branches can be removed anytime.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage, no Fall color.

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