Dark Horse Weigela

Red Leaf Weigela are dense, rounded shrub with coarse branches that eventually arch to the ground.

Additional information

Botanical Name

Weigela florida 'Dark Horse' 

Plant Height

3'

Plant Spread (width)

3'

Deciduous/Evergreen

Bloom Time

Exposure

,

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Fall Color

Soil Moisture

Well drained but moist

Growth Habit

Spreading

Dark bronze foliage with lime green venation combines with purplish pink tubular flowers to make a dramatic statement in the landscape. The neat, compact habit is easy to maintain. Perfect for an accent or shrub border.

UNCLE'S PLANTING TIPS!

Step 1 – Dig the Hole Twice as Wide as the Pot

Step 2 – Remove the Plant from Its Container

Step 3 – Backfill with 50/50 Soil and Max Mix

Step 4 – Cover the Plant Area with Mulch

Step 5 – Stake the Tree if Needed

Step 6 – Water and Feed the Plant!

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