- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-8
- Height 1-1.5 Feet Tall
- Spread 1-1.5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
This dwarf weigela is primarily grown for its attractive tricolored green, creamy yellow and bright pink foliage. The wavy leaves on this deciduous shrub turn bright red and gold in the fall. This colorful plant will stand out in your garden. If you’ve never grown a shrub strictly for its foliage, My Monet Sunset will be the one to get you hooked on using leaves to add color and texture to your gardens.
Weigela florida 'Sunset' produces some dark pink trumpet-shaped flowers on old wood in the spring. It’s not a prolific flower producer like other weigela varieties. The flowers are popular with hummingbirds and butterflies. It’s also deer and disease resistant. This shrub won the Boskoop Royal Horticultural Society Bronze Medal.
My Monet Sunset Weigela Care
My Monet Sunset can be used in a sunny location in perennial or shrub borders, foundation plantings, containers or along paths or patios. It can be planted in locations where you would consider planting a low growing perennial. My Monet Sunset is a slow grower making it perfect for small gardens and containers. Fertilize in early spring with a slow-release fertilizer formulated for trees and shrubs as directed on the package.
This shrub will grow to be 12 to 18 inches in height and width in a mounded shape in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 8. My Monet Sunset performs best in well-drained soils but is adaptable to other soil types. It does not need pruning but if pruning to shape it is desired, prune after the flowering period ends.
My Monet Sunset Weigela Spacing
To create a garden border, plant My Monet 12 inches apart center on center. For an informal look, space multiple plants 18 to 24 inches apart.
Weigela florida 'Sunset' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Variegated-Green/Orange/Yellow|
|Height: 1-1.5 Feet|
|Spread: 1-1.5 Feet|
|Spacing: 1.5-2 Feet|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Weigela florida USPP 23,212|
|Common Name: My Monet® Sunset Weigela|
|Brand: Proven Winners®|
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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.
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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.
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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- 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.