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Cultural Details for Weigela florida 'Rumba'

Common Name:
Rumba Old Fashioned Weigela

Growth Rate:
Vigorous. Compact-spreading shrub

Average Mature Height:
3' high

Average Mature Width:
3.5' wide

Flower Details:
Dark red with a yellow throat, flowers for 8 weeks June-Sept

Fruit Details:
Capsule of no ornamental value; seeds unwinged to slightly winged

Fall Color:
None of consequence

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None serious

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Transplant bare root or from container into full sun. Dieback often occurs and pruning after flowering is necessary. Zone 5-8 (9)

This plant was blooming:
4/27/2010 - 5/24/2010
4/30/2007 - 5/2/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 102

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.