As pretty as one of Monet's masterpieces, this delightfully small and compact flowering shrub really has the most beautiful 3-colour foliage. Perfect for mixed borders and containers.
Reaching around 1m in height and width, Weigela 'Monet' is a lovely spring-flowering shrub, with big, lipstick-pink tubular flowers in spring.
However, the real highlight is its foliage which forms a neat mound of pink-blushed leaves. Each green leaf is edged with a variable cream variegation, with varying tints of rose-pink flushing throughout.
Variegation will change depending on light exposure - whiter variegation develops in shade and deepest pink in full sun - nevertheless a picture wherever it is grown!
Due to its compact nature, it's perfect in pots as a feature plant or in the front of smaller gardens. Easy to grow too, so makes the perfect plant for new gardeners or those who prefer to spend less time maintaining and more time enjoying.
Supplied as an established plant in a 3L pot, ready for planting out. and reaching 60-100cm high and wide. Flowers mainly in May but can flush again in summer.
Supplied as an established plant in a 3L pot, ready for planting out. Plants reach around 60cm high and wide with fragrant blooms from March to May.
Planting Advice for your Weigela florida 'Monet':
If you’re planting into pots, place some old rocks, stones or gravel in the bottom of the pot for drainage and ballast.
Use the best compost you can buy and some sand or grit for drainage.
Aftercare advice for Weigela 'Monet:
Pruning advice for your weigela: