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WEIGELA florida 'Alexandra'

('Wine and Roses') - very dark purple and almost black foliage with a profusion of pink flowers.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval, tapered leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact form
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

WEIGELA florida 'Alexandra'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. W. florida 'Wine and Roses'. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf and bud eelworm, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Netherlands
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Black
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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