This is a magnificent cultivar that forms a stately mounded shrub with rich burgundy-purple glossy foliage all season long, contrasting pink trumpet-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds in spring; very, very showy, ideal for the mixed garden border Shining Sensation Weigela features showy clusters of pink trumpet-shaped flowers with buttery yellow anthers along the branches in late spring. It has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The glossy pointy leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Shining Sensation Weigela is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics. Shining Sensation Weigela is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Mass Planting General Garden Use This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.
- Mature Height: 4 feet
- Mature Width: 4 feet
- Sunlight: Sun
- Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical)
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!