Heavy Bloomer Attracts Hummingbirds Weigela Ghost, Weigela florida ‘Carlton’, features deer resistant foliage that is almost supernatural! The remarkable lemon-yellow foliage magically turns to a ghostly, iridescent butter yellow as the summer progresses. The striking blood-red flowers appear in spring and are preceded by equally impressive buds that are almost black-red in color. ‘Ghost’ sporadically reblooms during the summer into fall. A light pruning will encourage repeat flowering. Weigela Ghost™ is easy to grow and makes an excellent specimen plant in the landscape. The only thing this freaky plant will scare is the deer! It grows best in full sun to partial sun and prefers well-drained soil. Easy to grow and very heavy-blooming, this shrub deserves a prominent position in your landscape. Hummingbirds are attracted to the intense color and sweet nectar. * Heavy bloomer* Intense color* Excellent specimen* Deer Resistant .
Ornamental Shrub with Flashy Flowers The Neon Flash Spirea is a fast-growing, small ornamental shrub. A few planted as a backdrop for your annual flower bed would look lovely, or plant just one in your perennial bed to give it definition. The “Neon Flash” cultivar name of this Spirea plant refers to its flashy hot-pink clusters of flowers that will appear in your garden in the spring. Those flowers will continue to delight with their brilliance into early summer, attracting a variety of butterflies to your yard for a quick snack. A nice feature of your Neon Flash is that with a little simple deadheading, it will bloom again for you later in the season. The Neon Flash is all about color, even beyond its pink flowers. Even the 5 inch long, lance-shaped leaves demonstrate color when they appear in the spring with a reddish hue. Those leaves become fully green during the summer months, but then again provide a show of color in the fall with a deep burgundy. The Neon Flash can grow up the 3 feet tall with an equal spread. It’s multi-stemmed and will grow to a somewhat rounded form without any pruning, but will adjust well to any shaping you wish to provide. When left to grow naturally, it fills out all the way to the ground with a full and lush form. Fast-growing, hardy and full of color, the Neon Flash Spirea is a must for your yard this year. * Spring/summer flowers* Fall color* Fast-growing.
Magnificent Spring Color The Dwarf Red Buckeye is a hardy deciduous shrub or small tree and one of the first plants to leaf out in the spring. It looks splendid along a garden path, beside a patio or as an accent plant at the edge of a garden. It is especially pretty when underplanted with early spring wildflowers. Its large, drooping, dark green leaves provide plenty of interest throughout the growing season. Its scarlet 9 inch panicles of blossoms will herald the approaching summer like no other plant in your yard. The lavish, carmine blooms are especially attractive to hummingbirds. Butterflies and other pollinators will be drawn to your garden as well, but deer will leave you alone. You can’t go wrong with this hardy shrub. Plant it in sun or light shade and leave it alone. It seems to thrive on neglect and will already bloom when it’s about 3 feet tall. You can fuss with it a bit to grow it as a tree, but it’s generally left to grow as a rounded shrub. The 5-part leaflet foliage on this 10-20 foot plant is a vibrant green all summer long, so even when not in bloom, it’s a great accent to your landscape. * Early spring bloom* Vibrant spring color attractive to wildlife* Hardy.
Three-Toned, Trumpet-Shaped Blooms Carnaval Weigela, Weigela florida ‘Courtalor’, is a deciduous shrub with adorable spring/summer blooms. Use just one as a specimen plant near your front door (where you’re sure to enjoy its bloom). These also work well planted en masse in a naturalized area. Your Carnaval Weigela is most beloved for its showy flowers. Resplendent in shades of white, pink and red, each trumpet-shaped bloom is a delicate jewel amid the glossy, green foliage. The first blossoms appear in late spring/early summer. Just when you think the floral display is over, your Carnaval Weigela will present you with yet another bloom late summer. When not in flower, the oblong, 4-inch, textured leaves will do a wonderful job filling out your shrub for an attractive appearance in your landscape. Carnaval Weigela will grow 5 feet tall with an equal spread. Its branches naturally arch, but if you prefer a more upright appearance then simply apply your pruning shears. Carnaval does best in sunny locations with moist soils but tolerates poor soils, including clay. It’s drought tolerant and transplants well. There are many flowering shrubs on the market today, but to find one that has adorable flowers throughout the summer, and on a hardy shrub that can take less-than-perfect conditions is a valuable plant for your yard. * Colorful, repeating bloom * Flowers for months * Tolerates moist & clay soils.
Summer-Long Color & Exquisite Blooms Rumba Weigela, Weigela florida ‘Rumba’, is a deciduous shrub with long-blooming flowers and foliage color. Rumba would be impressive planted en masse in a naturalized area of your home or on a small slope. As a semi-dwarf, it’s also small enough to work well in a container on your patio, or used in your perennial bed for continuous color. Your Rumba Weigela is a delightfully colorful shrub. Even its foliage offers something to the color spectrum. Each 4-inch long, yellow-hued green leaf features a purple-tinted edge and provides a dense backdrop for the colorful flowers. The bloom begins in June, and what a bloom it is! Your Rumba will be blanketed with trumpet-shaped, hot pink/red blossoms all summer long. The brilliant flowers, accented with yellow throats, diminish in number as the season progresses. However, the flowers will still maintain a strong presence in your yard into September. Rumba Weigela will grow to 3 feet tall with a 4-foot spread. It has a dense, rounded nature and no significant disease or insect issues. Rumba prefers full sun for best flowering, but can tolerate some light shade. It’s adaptive to a variety of soil types and even does well in urban settings. Under ideal conditions, Rumba will live up to 30 years. For summer-long interest, even when not in bloom, Rumba Weigela is a terrific choice. Fit one or two of these semi-dwarf shrubs into your landscape today, and enjoy its seasonal impact. * Impressive, long-blooming flowers * Colorful foliage * Wildlife interest * Adaptive to various soils * Tolerates urban conditions* Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds .
Show-Stopping Color Twice a Year Red Prince Weigela, Weigela florida ‘Red Prince’, is a deciduous shrub with repeat-blooming flowers. These would make an outstanding shrub border along your house. You could also plant just one Red Prince Weigela as a specimen plant near your front door where its sporadic bloom will be a delight all summer long. Your Red Prince Weigela shrub will provide a brilliant show for your yard not once, but twice a year! In late spring, 1.5-inch, trumpet-shaped flowers of radiant red will literally cover your Red Prince with their brilliance. The blooms last for weeks, never fading as many other flowers do. They maintain their natural radiance for the life of each blossom. Oblong, 4.5-inch green leaves provide a lush appearance for your Weigela, a delightful accent to the bright flowers, and a lovely presentation even when not in bloom. When summer begins to wane, your Red Prince Weigela will once again burst into color for yet another magnificent show of scarlet intensity. Red Prince Weigela shrubs will grow to 6 feet in height and width, with an upright vase shape. It has no significant disease or insect issues, but does attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to its color and delicious nectar. Red Prince Weigela grows best in full sun, but will tolerate some shade. It’s generally considered a low maintenance shrub, so you can enjoy its lovely attributes without investing a lot of time and care. If you have a spot in your yard where a bold statement is called for, then Red Prince Weigela is for you. It’s certainly a shrub that demands attention and awe from summer through fall. * Bright, re-blooming flowers * Adaptive to clay soils * Wildlife interest * Low maintenance.