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Colorful foliage is matched with colorful flowers!  

Rubidor Weigela (Weigela florida 'Olympiade’) is a truly unique look for old-fashioned weigelas. The combination of intensely colored foliage and brightly colored flowers is unparalleled in the weigela world.

The foliage starts out a sweet spring green but quickly turns into a bright chartreuse…or neon lime green…or 80’s acid yellow. Sometimes all at once! And many times the leaves are edged in an even brighter yellow. For your own safety, you better get out your sunglasses! This is truly colorful.

Blooming starts in late April and ramps up quickly. Before long the shrub is covered in an unreal number of blooms that are a ‘you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it’ shade of bright reddish/pinkish/watermelon. They practically scream “Look at me!” against the yellow/green foliage. Blooming lasts for a long time in the spring and then this prolific rebloomer will show off several more times throughout the summer. (Never with the veracity of the spring bloom, but enough to remind you that this plant knows it’s cool.)

Rubidor handles pruning well and benefits from a fresh cut in late winter.

If you are looking for a serious shot of color in your garden this year, you’ve found it. Order your Rubidor Weigela from us today!

* Easy care
* Super colorful foliage and flowers
* Prefers some afternoon shade
* Beds, borders and containers
* Rebloomer

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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Rubidor Weigela Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Weigela florida 'Rubidor'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 4 -5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun