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Electric Love® Weigela

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 1 - 2 Feet
  • Mature Spread 1 - 2 Feet
  • Growing Zones 4 - 10

That’s right. You will love the spark that Electric Love Weigela adds to your landscape. Known for their easy care, pollinator attraction, and numerous colors, weigelas are popular shrubs for all kinds of landscapes. Electric Love is a compact weigela, growing to only about 2 feet high and 3 feet wide. Another difference with this weigela and most shrubs is its purely unique color of vibrant red blooms against deep green, nearly bronze leaves. 

This little weigela is hardy in zones 4 through 7, so it grows in most climates. Its spot in the sun will help add to its attraction for bees and butterflies. Be sure to plant this weigela where you can see those visitors and enjoy its summer and fall color. Since it’s so easy to care for, you can plant several of these shrubs as a shockingly red mass planting or a low garden bed border. This little beauty also grows well in containers. It’s a one-of-a-kind landscape plant.

Electric Love Weigela Care

Weigelas love sun, but can take partial shade and still bloom. Give them no more than 4 hours of shade if possible, and make it summer afternoon shade in hotter zones. They can grow in many different types of soil and pH ranges, but prefer a loose, fertile, well-draining loam. Dig a hole about twice the width of the container the plant comes in and place it in the ground so that the top edge of the rootball is at or slightly above ground level.

Water your weigela immediately and regularly, especially in its first year. But water only when the soil dries out; don’t let them sit in soggy soil. Add some mulch around the bottom root zone of the plant (but not up against it) to help hold in moisture. If growing in a container, choose one that will account for a few years of growth, or about 8 inches wider than the root ball. You can give weigela an application of slow-release fertilizer once in late winter or early spring.

Electric Love Weigela Spacing

Give Electric Loe Weigela room to spread when planting with other shrubs or near structures. Place each weigela in a mass planting or border about 2 to 3 feet apart.

Electric Love® Weigela Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 10
Plant Type:
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 1 - 2 Feet
Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet
Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet
Habit: Dwarf, Mounded
Flower Color(s): Red
Flower Description:
Bloom Period: Mid-May into June
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Dark Green
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
Brand: Bloomin' Easy
Common Name: Electric Love® Weigela
Other Name(s):

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Electric Love® Weigela Show Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Christine Dombrowski on Jul 24, 2022

    All good

  • 4
    nice plant

    Posted by Megan Nelson on Apr 30, 2022

    I am so happy with this plant I ordered and planted these early this spring this year and the shrubs are already showing new growth!