Weigela florida ‘Dark Horse’

Dark Horse Weigela
2715
Type:
Deciduous shrub
Zone:
4-8
Native Region:
Northern China, Korea
Light:
Sun
Height:
2' - 3'
Spread:
2' - 3'
Form:
Tight, compact habit
Foliage:
Flower:
Purplish-pink tubular flowers
Bloom Time:
April - June
Care:
Needs regular watering in heat, Prune to shape immediately after flowering.
Special Features:
Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies, moderate growth rate, can tolerate clay soils.

2014: Bought one plant from Steins & planted in the backyard north bed near the west end. Did not bloom, may be too shady.

2015: Moved the shrub to the north end of the west bed near the compost. Hoping it will perform better with more sun.