Snippet Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela

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Snippet Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela

$69.00

$69.00

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Height : 24 inches
Spread: 24 inches
Sunlight: full sun
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Accent, Mass Planting, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use, Container Planting
Flower Color: Hot Pink
Bloom Period:From Late Spring To Mid Fall
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: Yes

Quick Description
This is an extraordinary cultivar that forms a compact rounded shrub with rich glossy green foliage; striking, deep pink trumpet-shaped flowers re-bloom all season and attract hummingbirds; ideal for mixed borders or containers

What Makes it Special?
Snippet® Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela features showy clusters of hot pink trumpet-shaped flowers with white anthers along the branches from late spring to mid fall, which emerge from distinctive crimson flower buds. It has green deciduous foliage. The glossy pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.


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Landscape Attributes
Snippet® Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season’s flowers. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Planting & Growing
Snippet® Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn’t necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. To help this plant achive its best flowering performance, periodically apply a flower-boosting fertilizer from early spring through into the active growing season. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Snippet® Dark Pink Reblooming Weigela makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. It can be used either as ‘filler’ or as a ‘thriller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination, depending on the height and form of the other plants used in the container planting. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag – this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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