Weigela 'Bristol Ruby'

weigelia

12lt pot (0.8-1m)
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Flower colour: dark red
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Clusters of bell-shaped, deep red flowers open from plum-coloured buds in late spring and early summer putting on a very colourful display. This fast-growing, upright shrub is an attractive, easy-to-grow plant for small gardens or mixed shrub borders.

  • Garden care: Once established prune each year in midsummer after flowering, removing one or two of the older stems to the base and cutting back the flowered stems to strong shoots below the spent flowers.

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Early-flowering summer shrubs

Many of the earlier-flowering summer shrubs make good partners for shrub roses. They tend to be in the same colour range: sometimes flowering just before and sometimes with the main flush, but often fragrantly. Abelia, Deutzias and Kolkwitzias fall into t

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