Red Weigelia Shrub

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Red Weigelia Shrub Description

Red Weigela Shrub is an Easy Growing Deciduous Bush

Red weigela shrub with its trumpet-like blooms appears in spring, and this easy-to-plant, easy-going deciduous bush can grow up to eight feet tall and 10 feet wide, making it ideal in elegant hedging or as a colorful lot line screen. The shrub from the Caprifoliaceae family is adored by delicate hummingbirds and butterflies that hover around the lipstick-red blooms to drink from its nectar. It's a fast-growing, low-maintenance plant that enjoys being in full sun. Experts advise purchasing this shrub to plant zones 4 - 8 with normal soil conditions and place each four to five feet apart for optimum success. Water needs include a routine weekly or more often in extreme heat. The proper time to fertilize is before new growth starts in the spring with a slow-release fertilizer.

Red Weigela Shrub Produces Trumpet-Like Blooms and Provides Dreamily, Cascading Branches

It grows upright, resembling a vase shape, and provides dreamy, cascading branches that add interest and depth to a garden or property. The shrub is a beautiful companion to plants like Salvia (Salvia), Coneflower (Echinacea), and Barberry (Berberis). Some people adorn their yards with their favorite shrubs in containers for lovely accents of scarlet. Blooming time for the Red Weigelia Shrub is long-lasting, which makes it appealing to one's landscape. There are two showy appearances, one in late spring and one after summer begins to wane. Also, the flowers don't fade like other blooms but maintain their red beauty for weeks. Even the foliage is distinctive, featuring large, oblong, four-and-one-half-inch green leaves that look lush even when the shrub is not in bloom.


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 It is a deciduous shrub that blooms on and off throughout the year. If you have an area in your landscape, you should use this plant to make a statement with these impactful blooms. This shrub produces an enormous quantity of crimson blossoms in late April, which is simply amazing. Growing these shrubs is ideal for luring hummingbirds and butterflies into your landscape, as the tubular red flowers provide them with vibrant color and excellent nectar.

This shrub may create a spectacular display for your garden once or twice yearly. Blooms of vivid red will nearly blanket your shrub with their glory when they bloom in late spring, measuring 1.5 inches and trumpet-shaped. This woody deciduous plant is sometimes mistaken for an Azalea or a Rhododendron by the general public during the initial flush of spring blossoms.

Once the heat of summer starts to fade, your Red Weigela will spring into bloom, putting on a spectacular display of red vigor. Subsequently, further in the season, on the fresh shoots, you may observe another vast flush of flowers, which lasts through the summer and into the autumn. When it comes to producing blossoms, this shrub is a true garden champion.

Its blossoms endure for several weeks without fading, unlike many other plants. They retain their inherent luminosity for the duration of their lifespan. They possess elongated, 4.5-inch foliage that gives the plant a luxurious look and a beautiful contrast to the colorful blooms, creating a stunning show even though the plant is out of bloom. This hardy shrub develops into a spherical form and is an excellent choice for a pollinator garden.

Use them as a bright focal point in sunlit, mixed landscape borders. You might also employ them to create a beautiful shrub border down the edge of your home. Besides that, they can form an excellent unkempt hedge for screening purposes. Try these for a fresh spin on conventional foundation planting. Another option is to put a single flowering peony as a specimen plant by your front entrance, where its random blooms will be a joy throughout the summer.

Pruning your shrubs right after flowering can help shape the plant and stimulate new growth, resulting in even more tremendous bloom potential the following summer. Because it is often regarded as a low-maintenance shrub, you may enjoy its charming characteristics without devoting much work and attention to it. There are no severe illnesses or pest concerns to be bothered about with these shrubs.

Red Weigela flowers bloom in one-and-a-half-inch clusters.

It is a popular landscaping plant that people like to put into screening areas, borders, and centerpieces in flower beds. These shrubs have a dark, green leaf on a long, spindly limb. Flowers bloom in one-and-a-half-inch clusters. Some say the flowers form a funnel shape that attracts insects and wildlife. The blooms occur from late spring, around May, until summertime in July. After they bloom in the summer, it is the best time to prune the plants.

They are easy to care for, with dead branches removable at any time of the year. This shrub or Red Cardinal plant often reaches about eight feet tall, with some mature plants reaching as tall as ten feet. Most of the bushes get as big around as they are tall. They have a compact and irregular shape unless formed into a square or rounded hedge. Red Weigela prefers well-drained soil.

The bush builds bold, vibrant flower clusters that turn to a medium green after July. The plant does not change color in the fall like most plants, so it makes an excellent choice to keep in gardens that need some green color throughout the winter months. The plant prefers well-draining soil with gravel or another medium to ensure proper drainage. It grows best in full sun and hardiness zones four through eight. One of the neat things about the Red Weigela is that you can place it in containers around the front or back yards for a pop of summer color or to keep it separated from other plants. It is advisable to soak the roots before planting. Maintaining a regular watering schedule for the first year after being planted is vital to the bush's health in the long run. This vibrant plant is a perfect addition to fountains, park settings, and areas bordering yards or buildings.

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Reviews (1)

  • 5

    Posted by Fredrick Greer on Mar 15, 2018

    I love how vibrant this shrub is!

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