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Plant Care Instructions By Proven Winners

Isn’t it romantic! WINE & ROSES® will add a touch of passion to your landscape. Its rosy-pink flowers against dark burgundy foliage make for a high impact display in the garden. This variety produces copious amounts of flowers in spring and will re-bloom throughout the summer. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds but foliage is ignored by deer! Try using WINE & ROSES® as an accent plant or in a dramatic mass planting - and work its rich branches into flower arrangements. This fast growing and trouble free plant makes it easy to add season long color to the garden. Easy to grow, tolerant of many soil types and climates. Leaf color and floral display are best when grown in full sun. Developed in the Netherlands by Herman Geers. The first Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs introduction.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones :
USDA Zones : 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    • December
    January
    1. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    February
    1. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    March
    1. Fertilize

    Apply a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs according to package directions.
    2. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    April
    1. Buy

    May be planted when soil has thawed.
    2. Plant

    Can plant anytime the soil has thawed.
    3. Fertilize

    Apply a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs according to package directions.
    4. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    5. Transplant

    Can be transplanted now, but flowering may be negatively effected.
    May
    1. Buy

    Plant will be in bloom, so this is a good time to buy.
    2. Plant

    Perfect time to plant - will still enjoy several weeks of bloom in your garden.
    3. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    4. Transplant

    Can be transplanted now, but flowering may be negatively effected.
    June
    1. Buy

    Still okay to plant weigela.
    2. Plant

    If hot weather comes, plan to provide supplemental water.
    3. Water

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.
    4. Prune

    By pruning immediately after the plant finishes blooming, it will have the maximum recovery period to create flowers for next season.
    5. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    July
    1. Water

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.
    2. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    August
    1. Water

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.
    2. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    September
    1. Buy

    Excellent for fall planting.
    2. Plant

    Does very well when fall planted.
    3. Water

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.
    4. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    5. Transplant

    Transplant now for maximum recovery time to flower next spring.
    October
    1. Buy

    Excellent for fall planting.
    2. Plant

    Does very well when fall planted - plan on mulching.
    3. Fertilize

    Spring is ideal time, but may be fertilized now with a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs.
    4. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    5. Transplant

    Transplant now for maximum recovery time to flower next spring.
    November
    1. Fertilize

    Spring is ideal time, but may be fertilized now with a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs before ground freezes.
    2. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
    December
    1. Mulch

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    April

    May be planted when soil has thawed.

    May

    Plant will be in bloom, so this is a good time to buy.

    June

    Still okay to plant weigela.

    September

    Excellent for fall planting.

    October

    Excellent for fall planting.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    April

    Can plant anytime the soil has thawed.

    May

    Perfect time to plant - will still enjoy several weeks of bloom in your garden.

    June

    If hot weather comes, plan to provide supplemental water.

    September

    Does very well when fall planted.

    October

    Does very well when fall planted - plan on mulching.

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    March

    Apply a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs according to package directions.

    April

    Apply a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs according to package directions.

    October

    Spring is ideal time, but may be fertilized now with a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs.

    November

    Spring is ideal time, but may be fertilized now with a granular fertilizer for trees and shrubs before ground freezes.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    June

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.

    July

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.

    August

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.

    September

    Provide supplemental water during hot, dry weather.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    June

    By pruning immediately after the plant finishes blooming, it will have the maximum recovery period to create flowers for next season.

    Mulch

    Does this plant need to be mulched? Are there specific types of Mulch which are better for this plant? How much?

    January

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    February

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    March

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    April

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    May

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    June

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    July

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    August

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    September

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    October

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    November

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    December

    A 2-3" layer of mulch over the root zone mitigates temperature and soil moisture.

    Transplant

    When's the best time to dig up and transplant this from one spot to another? (This is different than planting). Any special requirements?

    April

    Can be transplanted now, but flowering may be negatively effected.

    May

    Can be transplanted now, but flowering may be negatively effected.

    September

    Transplant now for maximum recovery time to flower next spring.

    October

    Transplant now for maximum recovery time to flower next spring.

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