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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • PlantHaven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Weigela is easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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DARK HORSE WEIGELA

Weigela florida 'Dark Horse'
PP14381 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Dark Horse Weigela online. This old-fashioned, flowering deciduous shrub is a superior compact form with very dark foliage and deep pink flowers that contrast well with the foliage. A great landscape plant, it retains the color interest throughout the season.

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Caprifoliaceae · Common Name: Weigela

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase DARK HORSE WEIGELA Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 8044

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(10 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4469

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(579 units available now - SG)

Standard Package




$75.00

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Ravenna, OH
November 2016

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