Red Prince Weigela Shrub
Show-Stopping Color Twice a Year
Red Prince Weigela, Weigela florida 'Red Prince', is a deciduous shrub with repeat-blooming flowers. These would make an outstanding shrub border along your house. You could also plant just one Red Prince Weigela as a specimen plant near your front door where its sporadic bloom will be a delight all summer long.
Your Red Prince Weigela shrub will provide a brilliant show for your yard not once, but twice a year! In late spring, 1.5-inch, trumpet-shaped flowers of radiant red will literally cover your Red Prince with their brilliance.
The blooms last for weeks, never fading as many other flowers do. They maintain their natural radiance for the life of each blossom. Oblong, 4.5-inch green leaves provide a lush appearance for your Weigela, a delightful accent to the bright flowers, and a lovely presentation even when not in bloom.
When summer begins to wane, your Red Prince Weigela will once again burst into color for yet another magnificent show of scarlet intensity.
Red Prince Weigela shrubs will grow to 6 feet in height and width, with an upright vase shape. It has no significant disease or insect issues, but does attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to its color and delicious nectar.
Red Prince Weigela grows best in full sun, but will tolerate some shade. It’s generally considered a low maintenance shrub, so you can enjoy its lovely attributes without investing a lot of time and care.
If you have a spot in your yard where a bold statement is called for, then Red Prince Weigela is for you. It’s certainly a shrub that demands attention and awe from summer through fall.
* Bright, re-blooming flowers
* Adaptive to clay soils
* Wildlife interest
* Low maintenance
|Botanical Name||Weigela florida 'Red Prince'|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Height||4 - 8 feet|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Spread||4 - 8 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|