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WEIGELA 'Red Prince'

Rich red flowers set against dark green foliage. Compact and hardy
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 13cm (5in) long with purplish-red tints
  • Red
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, rounded shrub with reddish brown branches. Produces clusters of 5-13 flowers
  • 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 'Red Prince'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf and bud eelworm, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped to 4cm (1½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (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.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Lightly scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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