Weigela x 'Java Red'

Java Red Weigela

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Spreading, dense, rounded shrub with coarse branches that eventually arch to the ground
Mature Height - 3-4' high
Mature Width - 4-5' wide
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Carmine red buds open to deep pink flowers
Fruit - Capsule of no ornamental value; seeds unwinged to slightly winged
Leaf - Deep green with a purplish red overcast
Fall Color - None of consequence
Bark -
Other Features -
Possible Use - Best used on the shrub border, for grouping or massing
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant bare root or from container into full sun. Dieback often occurs and pruning after flowering is necessary. Zone 5-8 (9)
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - None serious
Strength - Pollution tolerant
Weakness - Appears forlorn in winter

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 100

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Weigela.
- Other plants of the family Diervillaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Weigela.
- Other plants of the species Weigela x.