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Weigela Java Red Root Stock



Overview & Details

Weigela Java Red Root Stock
Weigela is a beautiful, spring-flowering shrub that produces rosy-pink, trumpet-shaped flowers with red-tinged foliage that can be quite ornamental. It's excellent for general garden use, accent and mass planting or hedge.

Good to Know

  • Plant you'll receive is a 2 year old root stock that will range anywhere from 12" to 18" in height. It is not a fully grown, foliated, potted plant.
This item is not for sale to customers in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It cannot be shipped to a P.O. Box. Orders must have a physical address.
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The Basics

Country of Origin: USA

Key Specs

Plant Form: Root stock
Common Plant Name: Weigela
Genus: Weigela
Variety: "Java Red"
Annual/Perennial: Perennial
Height at Maturity: 72" to 108"
Spread at Maturity: 24" to 36"


Sun/Shade Requirements: Full sun
Watering Requirements: Medium to High
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4 through 8
Planting Space Distance: 48" to 72" apart
Bloom Period: Spring to early summer


  • Beautiful spring-flowering shrub
  • Produces rosy-pink, trumpet-shaped flowers with ornamental red-tinged foliage 
  • Flowers are showy, long-lasting and old-fashioned with a heritage
  • Oval to elliptic leaves turn deep purple in spring
  • Plum purple branches add interest to the landscape
  • Vigorous, upright-to-spreading, deciduous shrub
  • Excellent for general garden use, accent planting, mass planting or hedge
  • Attracts hummingbirds. 
  • Tough, easy-to-grow shrub
  • Under ideal conditions it can possibly live up to 30 years

Planting Instructions 
  • Dig a hole about a foot deep and a foot wide. Set the plant in the hole and fill it half full with soil. Water.
  • After water is drained, fill the rest of the hole with the remaining soil. Then water thoroughly again and continue doing so regularly.

Continuing Care Instructions
  • Fertilization may be necessary.
  • Prune after the flowers fade and prune older branches after they finish blooming. 


Weigela Java Red Root Stock

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