Wine-roses-weigela-bush, rosy-pink flowers add a touch of romance when displayed against the dark glossy foliage. the foliage is much darker than that of older varieties like java red. it contrasts beautifully with the rosy-pink flowers, making for a high impact display in the garden.. Weigela wine and roses (weigela florida "alexandra" wine and roses), is a deciduous shrub appreciated for the deep rosy-pink blooms that provide contrast for shiny, dark greenish-purple foliage...., the trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds! try using wine & roses weigela's colorful branches in flower arrangements. it can also be enjoyed as an accent plant or used for a dramatic mass planting. it is fast growing and trouble free, making it an easy way to add season long color to the garden..
The wine & roses® weigela is a colorful and bright shrub that is easy to grow in any garden. it has rich purple leaves from spring to fall, and for 8 weeks in may and june it is covered in large blooms, whose old-rose pink coloring stands out perfectly against the foliage. after pruning it will bloom again in late summer and early fall., wine and roses weigela is a showy shrub with hot pink flowers in spring and dark purple foliage all summer long. the shrub habit is dense, rounded, 4 ft. to 5 ft. tall and wide. branches arch toward the ground. flowers are attractive to hummingbirds..
Wine and roses weigela is a hybrid of the old-fashioned weigela shrub known as weigela florida. weigela wine and roses is a deciduous shrub that can grow to between 4 and 6 feet tall and is hardy in the usda zones 5 to 8. it's recognized by its striking wine- to burgundy-colored leaves and pink, trumped-shaped flowers., wine & roses is the culmination of nearly twenty years of breeding effort by herman geers of boskoop, netherlands. geers patiently crossed existing varieties of weigela, sowing out thousands of seeds each year and selecting out only those with the darkest foliage..
Wine and roses weigela from proven winners is a hardy, award-winning shrub with rich, dark purple foliage and rosy pink flowers that first appear in spring and often rebloom in summer. hummingbirds love the trumpet-shaped flowers and the plant also resists deer. 4-5 ft. tall and wide at maturity full sun (6+ hours) required, "wine and roses" is the marketing name for the patented cultivar of this spring-blooming shrub, which grows 4 to 5 feet tall in u.s. department of agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9..
I planted four wine & roses weigela last full. the location is in full sun among other shrubs at the front of my house. the plants are about 2' high this year.