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Weigela florida My Monet® 'Sunset'

My Monet® 'Sunset' Weigela, Weigela florida 'Sunset' PP23212


Grown primarily for its brilliant foliage, Weigela florida My Monet® 'Sunset' is a dwarf, compact, deciduous shrub of rounded habit, noted for its tricolored variegation. Emerging in spring, narrowly ovate, gently rippled leaves line the gracefully arching branches. Adorned with sage green in their center, bright pink and creamy-yellow edges, they warm up to attractive shades of gold and reds in the fall. In spring to early summer, soft rosy-pink flowers will occasionally be produced. A petite and highly ornamental shrub that is easy to grow and adds multi-season color. Great for small gardens or containers.

  • Grows up to 12-18 in. tall and wide (30-45 cm).
  • A full sun lover, this plant is best grown in moist, well-drained soils.
  • Plant as a specimen or in small groups. Perfect for border fronts, edging, foundation plantings or containers.
  • Pruning is best done immediately after flowering; little pruning is needed.
  • Generally disease free. Watch for leaf and bud eelworms. Seldom severely damaged by deer.
  • Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer, semi-ripe cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in late autumn and winter.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 4 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Weigela
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 4 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Weigela
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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