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Simply Stunning

Fascinate the senses this season by adding Date Night™ Stunner™ Weigela to your outdoor retreat. Vibrant pink blooms pop against sleek dark purple foliage creating a showy, elegant look. Stunner™ is compact, so you’re free to tap into your inner designer and plant it along a walkway, in a mixed bed or on the patio in a decorative container. And because it’s easy to grow, you’ll have more time to relax and enjoy its power of attraction.

Weigela x ‘Spring2’, USPPAF, CPBRAF
Introduced in 2018

Hardiness:
Zone 4, can handle temperatures down to -34 Celsius or -30 Fahrenheit

Likes:
Full to part sun, or 4-6 hours of sun per day

Mature Size & Shape:
3-4′ tall and 3-4′ wide, mounding

Flowers: 
Bright pink flowers cover sleek dark foliage

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Planting and Care

Planting your Date Night™ Stunner™ Weigela is easy:

Dig a hole twice the width of the pot, and deep enough so that when you place the plant in the hole, the top of the root ball is level with the ground around the hole. Fill in the space around the plant with a planting soil mix (you can buy this where you buy the plant) and press the area down with your foot.

Give the plant a good watering to help it settle in.

Relax!

Your plant will do well with additional water when it’s hot. But to see its fuller potential, follow these steps!

Mulch

An easy way to keep weeds down around your plant, and to keep it moist with less watering is to throw a 2 inch layer of mulch around the base of the plant – basic bagged “landscape mulch” from your local garden centre will do the trick.

Fertilize

Your Date Night™ Stunner™ won’t need a lot of fertilizer, but it will benefit from a shot of good all purpose fertilizer in the spring when the leaves start to sprout. A fertilizer with a higher middle number (e.g. 15-30-15 or 5-10-5) will work best.

Prune

The best time to do a little trimming on your weigela is in mid-summer after the blooms have passed their prime and are looking a bit faded and dried.

Relax

Regardless of your gardening knowledge, you can relax. Use the sign up form above to receive regular updates on basic care for your Date Night™ Stunner™. We’ll send you a friendly, seasonal reminder when it’s time to mulch, fertilize or prune your plant. It’s bloomin’ easy!

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