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Weigela florida 'Red Prince'
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Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

Weigela florida 'Red Prince' is a dense, upright, deciduous shrub that typically matures to 6-9' tall and as wide. It features funnel-shaped scarlet-red flowers that retain their color as they bloom in mid to late spring, making them very attractive to hummingbirds. 

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Needs full sun for best flowering and foliage color, but will tolerate very light shade. Prune to shape immediately after flowering.

Height:

6-9 ft

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Spread:

6-9 ft

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Attributes
Mass Planting
Specimen
Border or Bed
Focal Point
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