Small tree with a regular, round shape and slender delicate branches. Highly decorative new shoots with pink and cream tinges, later becoming green and white. It's a fast growing tree and should be planted in a partly shaded area since the foliage has a tendency to burn in full sun exposure. It should be protected against cool winter winds. In spring or summer, cut back to promote a nicer colouration of the new shoots.
In spring, spectacular and long lasting dark pink new shoots. Drastic pruning in spring and summer will enhance formation of new shoots. Very fast growth. Needs to be sheltered from winter's winds. Water well before and after the plantation.
New for 2003, this spirea offers a perfectly golden foliage. Compact and dense, it will lighten up your borders. Flowers are pure white, creating a nice contrast against the golden foliage. You can rejuvenate the plant by cutting it down before winter.
What makes the weigela Electric love so interesting is that it tirelessly produces bright red tubular flowers from June to September. The contrast of its flowers against its dark purple foliage is striking. It is also a compact, rounded and naturally symmetrical shrub. Its small size makes it very versatile in landscaping and is a suitable choice for container culture.
Cultivar with dark purple foliage. Bright, vivid pink flowers show off nicely against such a contrasting foliage. Attracts humming birds. It should be planted in a sheltered area, away from winter winds.