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Weigela Pink Splash in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Weigela 'Pink Splash'

 

Weigela 'Pink Splash'

This variegated plant is an arching shrub boasting densely clustered, funnel-shaped pink blooms which are especially attractive insects. Flowers from late spring into autumn. The foliage is distinctive with oval leaves of green, edged with creamy white. Especially well-suited for city conditions; its compact size fits most urban landscapes.

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plant Features
  • Weigela Pink Splash likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Weigela Pink Splash likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Weigela Pink Splash is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Weigela Pink Splash likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Weigela 'Pink Splash'

Latin name

Weigela 'Pink Splash'

type

Deciduous trees or shrubs

family

Caprifoliaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Weigela Pink Splash likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Weigela Pink Splash is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Weigela Pink Splash likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Weigela Pink Splash likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Weigela Pink Splash is 1.80meters x 2.50meters 1.80 M 2.50 M

Weigela 'Pink Splash'

This variegated plant is an arching shrub boasting densely clustered, funnel-shaped pink blooms which are especially attractive insects. Flowers from late spring into autumn. The foliage is distinctive with oval leaves of green, edged with creamy white. Especially well-suited for city conditions; its compact size fits most urban landscapes.


Flowering season

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

A stunning spring-flowering shrub, they bear small foxglove-like flowers in clusters on the previous seasons wood during late Spring and early Summer.

 

Planting season

From Mid Autumn TO Early Summer

Plant out pot grown plants in full sun or partial shade. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. Plant Weigela at the same depth as they were planted in their pots. Backfill the planting hole and water well to settle the soil.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14 cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Autumn TO Late Winter

Take hardwood cuttings of up to .3m from this years growth, making a clean from above a shoot and remove any soft growth. Nearly fill a container with fine grit at the bottom, to enable free draining, and a suitable compost. Place the cutting, having dipped he end in a rooting compound first, with a third of the cutting showing.

 
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