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Breathtaking Color and Performance 

Maroon Swoon Weigela, Weigela x Slingco 2', is a mid-sized, ornamental shrub.  Plant a few of these for a colorful border at the back of your flower bed or use just one for a stunning splash of color that will persist all season.  Maroon Swoon WEigela is also a terrific plant for patio pots, so you can easily scatter a few around your porch or by the pool.  Any place you put a Maroon Swoon is sure to draw your eye with its fantastic color and long-lasting display.

Your Maroon Swoon Weigela is, just as it sounds, a one-of-a-kind shrub that can make you “swoon” with its breathtaking, deep maroon color and exceptional performance.   This remarkable shrub features lightly-serrated leaves of deep green hue and brilliant, bell-shaped flowers that burst onto the scene in spring and persist throughout the summer (and even into autumn).  The prolific bloom is a stand-out in any setting, with its outstanding beauty only rivaled by its ease of care.

Maroon Swoon Weigela is a deciduous shrub growing up to 5 feet in height with a 3 foot spread.  It has an upright, rounded habit and mounded nature.  Maroon Swoon is cold hardy to -30 Fahrenheit and requires very little care.  In fact, you can leave it be, or give it a light pruning in spring, with periodic deadheading, to enhance its already stellar performance.  Wildlife loves Maroon Swoon for its lively color and delicious fragrance, but deer tend to pass it by.

With so many fascinating shrubs to choose from, it can be difficult to select the perfect one for your home.  However, Maroon Swoon Weigela makes the choice easy.  Its ease of care, prolific performance and radiant beauty makes Maroon Swoon Weigela the optimal choice for almost any location.

* Brilliant fragrant flowers
* Cold hardy
* Deer Resistant

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Maroon Swoon® Weigela Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Botanical Name Weigela x 'Slingco 2' USPP26841
Foliage Green
Mature Height 4 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Soil Type Well drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Dark Red