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Weigela 'Slingco 1'

Weigela, Crimson Kisses™

A new, more compact reblooming weigela with a tidy, rounded shape covered with bright, lipstick red flowers, each kissed with a white eye, backed by dense, green foliage. This versatile shrub is a colorful choice to back a flower border or to feature in front of larger shrubs. Deciduous.

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Height:

3 ft

Spread:

3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Weigela, Crimson Kisses™ Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to shape, immediately after bloom period. Pruning time: late spring to early summer.

Weigela 'Slingco 1' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Landscapes
  • Border
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Bees

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average