- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8
- Height 2-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-3 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Dark, striking foliage that provides all-season color makes Fine Wine Weigela (Weigela florida 'Bramwell') one of the showiest plants in your landscape. The plant's pink-colored, slender flowers appear in spring and will bloom again with only a slight shearing after the first rush of bloom. Even when the flowers fade, the wine-colored foliage remains until winter and then reappears each spring. Fine Weigela is a perfect complement to so many plants, especially those with light green or gray foliage, in borders or mass plantings.
Fine Wine Weigela also takes a thriller spot in container groupings. With a height and spread of 2 to 3 feet, this weigela shrub can stand alone, as a backdrop or centerpiece in a mixed planter, or in its own container behind one filled with seasonal annuals. The dark purple foliage also stands out beautifully when you plant your weigela in front of light-colored fences or walls. The pink blooms should appear all spring and can reappear in summer with a light prune immediately after the first flowers fade, and the shrub will drop its leaves in winter.
Fine Wine Weigela Care
Your Fine Wine Weigela will grow and flower best in full sun into a mounded shape, but it can survive in partial sun in zones 4 through 8. Its pink flowers will attract hummingbirds and butterflies and the plant is deer resistant. Weigela can adapt to nearly any soil type, as long as the soil drains well. Be sure to water regularly and deeply to help your weigela establish deep roots. Mulch below the plant to help conserve water. Apply a slow-release fertilizer designed for trees and shrubs in early spring.
Fine Wine Weigela Spacing
This easy-care shrub is part of the Weigela Wine Series, and a popular choice for borders, curb appeal or containers. When planting Fine Wine Weigela in mass plantings, be sure to space the plants 3 to 4 feet apart.
Weigela florida 'Bramwell' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Black/Purple|
|Height: 2-3 Feet|
|Spread: 2-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 3-4 Feet|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Weigela florida 'Bramwell' USPP 18,513|
|Common Name: Fine Wine® Weigela|
|Brand: Proven Winners®|
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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.
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Winter to Early Spring
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Fall into Winter
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